There was drama at Pacific hotel in Arua town after security picked Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine from ceiling where he had spent the entire night.
Kyagulanyi was eluding arrest from security after a scuffle that resulted into the killing of his driver and smashing one of president Museveni’s lead cars.
A security source told this website that on Tuesday morning while police launched a manhunt for the legislator in the hotel, operatives noticed that there was someone in ceiling and they fired a teargas canister on the ceiling which forced Bobi Wine to cry loudly.
“At around 10:00am this morning, security got him and he was taken to Gulu police division”.
It is reported that the politician cum singer after realizing that the situation had turned from bad to worst following the arrest of fellow members of Parliament, he chose to enter the ceiling with the help of one of the waitresses.
West Nile regional police commander SP Jonathan Musinguzi said that this morning police was transferring Bobi Wine to Gulu for detention following his arrest.
Bobi Wine switched off his phone and went into hiding last night as police and soldiers arrested his fellow opposition politicians.
Meanwhile Police and Special Forces Command (SFC) are investigating into the motive of attacking President Museveni’s convoy in Arua that saw one of his armored cars damaged.
Pictures released by state house showed shattered hind window, implying it was attacked from the area.
Police spokesperson Emilian Mr Kayima said in a statement on Monday that President Museveni’s motorcade was attacked at around 6:30 pm by what he termed as “hooligans”, as he left Booma grounds where he held the last rally for the ruling NRM candidate Nusura Tiperu.
“One of his lead cars was attacked and smashed by hooligans that were donning colors of one of the contestants, Kassiano Wadri,” Kayima said.
Kayima added that one person was shot dead as “Security forces quickly intervened to calm the situation.
He has been identified as Yasin Kawuma
Kawuma a member of UYD, a youth wing of the opposition Democratic Party has been serving as Robert Kyagulanyi driver for the last few years.