Produce the presidential escort car I stoned, Bobi Wine tells Museveni
Ugandan MP Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine, has challenged President Yoweri Museveni to present to court the car he is accused of stoning.
Bobi Wine, whose interview with NTV will air on Tuesday at 10pm, is facing treason charges together with 34 others.
They are accused of stoning President Museveni’s escort car during the heated Arua Municipality by-elections on August 13.
Bobi Wine’s lawyer Asuman Basalirwa on Monday told the Gulu Magistrate’s court that prosecution should be given ample time to prepare all its evidence which include the alleged stoned car and present it to court when the trial starts.
This was after the state prosecutor, Julius Ochen, told the court they needed more time to gather more evidence against the accused.
“We seek your indulgence that the case be adjourned for three months because we are not sure whether the case will be investigated. Three months are sufficient enough for state to carry the investigation.
“After the three months we believe they would have finished the investigation or will present a relatively knowledgeable part of the matter,” said Basalirwa
President Museveni has publicly accused Bobi Wine of stoning his motorcade.
He wrote on Facebook: “The elements of opposition, including Kassaiano, Kyagulanyi (Bobi Wine) and others stoned our convoy, including my vehicle. The stones they threw broke the rear glass window of the car where we transport luggage. The window glass is not armoured. It is a big shame to have such confused people who want to use violence to intimidate Ugandans.”
The court has deferred the case until December