by Helvine Aching'
January 12, 2021

The Ugandan opposition presidential candidate Bobi wine has earlier stated that soldiers have raided his home and arrested his security guards.

"The army has this morning raided my home, arrested all my security guards and anyone they could see around my premises," Wine, who is the opposition frontrunner, said on Twitter.

"No reason for the arrest was given," he added. The arrest occurred when the musician/politician was on a live radio interview with Kenya's Hot96 station.

"We are being raided by military," Wine said. "I have to end the interview because I can see soldiers beating my security guards." Wine whose power has startled the ruling party is the frontrunner among ten candidates challenging President Yoweri Museveni, who has been in power from 1986 to date.