Ugandan Authorities Raid Presidential Hopeful Bobi Wine's Offices

Security forces raided National Unity Platform offices and several shops in different parts of Kampala, where they confiscated NUP branding materials including T-shirts and red berets and arrested 83 people. Security operatives said their operation was intended to recover police and military stores being used by party supporters for political campaigns. NUP President Robert Kyagulanyi, who is also known as Bobi Wine, and other party leaders were meeting youth leaders when the raid happened. NUP officials said the security forces took away Shs23 million in cash and 7 million  signatures the party had gathered to support Kyagulanyi's presidential bid.

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