Members of parliament will Today Friday storm Makindye military barracks in Kampala to access the condition under which Kyadondo East member of parliament Hon Bobi Wine is being held.
Bobi Wine who was arrested on Tuesday this week from Arua town following the scuffle that paralyzed the businesses in the town has been charged of being in illegal possession of fire arms in Military Court Martial in Gulu.
The decision to visit the legislator was revealed by the leader of opposition in parliament hon Betty Aol Ochan who doubles as woman MP for Gulu district.
Aol made the revelation during the NTV Uganda weakly program “On the spot” where she was one of the panelsts. She blamed the government and security personnel of torturing the law maker along with other suspects arrested in relation to Arua incident.
Bobi Wine lawyer Medard Ssegona had earlier revealed that the vocal legislator could not understand the charges preferred against him because of memory loss as a result of serious torture inflicted on him by the Special Force Command (SFC) an elite Forces that guard the president.
It is on the account of Ssegona that the MPs led by LoP have threatened to visit him at the court so as ascertain the truth.
Opposition leader Dr. Kizza Besigye has condemned in the strongest term the manner in which Bobi Wine is being treated calling on government to unconditionally release him.
According to the statement released by military, Bobi Wine who was arrested in Arua, has been charged before military court martial in Gulu and has been remanded to Makindye military barracks till 23 August when he will be taken back to court to take plea on the charges against him.
President Yoweri Museveni in a statement released on Thursday early in the morning had said Bobi Wine would be charged with terrorism accusing him and other opposition members of parliament of inciting the locals and holding unlawful procession in Arua town following the closure of the campaign on Monday this week.