Fountain of honor Sevo claims he was surprised by the way the Special Forces Command (SFC) handled and disciplined legislature Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine when they were ‘provoked’ in Arua back in August 2018.
MPs, Bobi Wine, Francis Zaake and Arua MP elect Ezati Kassiano Wadri and their supporters were violently arrested by SFC on allegations that they’d pelted stones at the president’s convoy in Arua.
Sevo was in Arua to campaign for the NRM candidate in the by-election eventually won by opposition leaning independent candidate Wadri.
Following the alleged stoning incident, chaos erupted leading to the shooting dead of Bobi Wine’s driver Yasin Kawuma
Later, it emerged that most of the detainees had been tortured by security agencies during their arrest.
Several opinion leaders, lawyers and human rights activists condemned the torture and asked government to arrest and prosecute individual security officers who were involved.
Two years later, while passing out 4809 Police trainees at Police Training School in Kabalye, Masindi on Friday, Museveni maintained that the SFC officers acted in self defence and beat Bobi Wine ‘in a good way.’
President Museveni said: “The other day there was a fracas in West Nile where our young friend Bobi Wine tried to fight with security people, I think they beat him a bit and then they came to me and said that an MP was beaten, I said okay, let me study how he was beaten.”
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Posted by UBC TV on Friday, August 21, 2020
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