Kayunga: Afande Kato, the head of Bobi Wine police security detail has been rushed to hospital after being severely injured during a scuffle with security operatives.
Afande Kato was injured along with music producer Sir Dan Magic and supporters of the presidential candidate in Kayunga on Tuesday as security fired bullets and teargas to disperse them.
“Many members of our campaign team have been seriously injured and are currently nursing wounds at Nazigo HC III in Kayunga after police beat up many of them.
Among those injured are producer Sir Dan Magic, who is bleeding from both the nose & ears and Afande Kato, who heads the Security detail that was given to Hon. Kyagulanyi by the EC,” the National Unity Platform (NUP) party posted on their official Facebook page on Tuesday.
”The police and military have attacked us yet again, shot and injured many of my team members and other Ugandans who gathered to wave to me in Kayunga. My friend and producer Dan Magic has been hit in the face! ASP Kato, a police officer attached to me has also been badly injured. Many comrades are gravely injured. Pray for us. Pray for Uganda. We shall overcome!” Bobi Wine Posted on Facebook.
Further reports from the NUP camp indicate that Teargas flying over Nazigo HC III in Kayunga district where members of their campaign team are currently admitted after sustaining serious injuries when we were attacked by police on their way to Jinja for Bobi Wine’s campaign meeting as scheduled adding that the has been subsequently blocked from speaking to the people of Kayunga.
According to his program today, Bobi Wine is supposed to hold campaign meetings in Kayunga, Jinja and Kamuli.