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Bobi Wine Opens Up on His Arrest in Dubai

Singer cum politician Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine was arrested together with team in Dubai where he had traveled to perform this weekend.

Taking it to his socials , Bobi Wine disclosed that together with team had been Dubai and grilled for close to 8 hours after his phones and passport were confiscated on arrival.

He further said that he was questioned about NUP ,it’s leadership ,their phone number ,his family members and their contacts before his phone and passport were returned.

“Landed in Dubai at 8:30pm. It’s now 5am. I’ve been held & interrogated for 8hrs. They asked me about NUP, its leaders, their phone numbers, my family members & their contacts! I have all necessary travel docs. They’ve confiscated my passport & my phone. Am literary under arrest,” Mr Kyagulanyi tweeted at around 4:9am.

An hour later, he added “In Dubai to perform at a charity concert to assist some of the Ugandan immigrant workers. Been held at the airport for almost 10 hours, being interrogated mostly about NUP! My phone and passport have now been returned. Hopefully things go as planned. Will give an update.

But later he confirmed their release after 12 hour of interrogationa allowed to proceed into Dubai

“After 12 hours of waiting (from 8:30pm to 9:30am) I’ve been finally allowed to proceed into Dubai. Hoping that our charity concert, which seemed to be the source of these issues, will be allowed to proceed. We are only trying to raise awareness and assist the many Ugandan and African Immigrant workers.” Bobi wine said .

Bobi Wine

This is not the first time a renowned face from Uganda is involved in such incidents .Year ago ,singer Vamoino was also arrested and detained in Jamaica , only to be rescued after a week. DJ Jacob Omutuuze was also arrested and detained in Dubai an later released.

Artists like Fik Fameica and Chosen Becky were also deported from South Africa

KY Jamal
KY Jamal
I am a Uganda born Writer , Entertainment news journalist , influencer , Marketer ,News editor and critic for the latest East African Entertainment news


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