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Court Orders Security to Withdraw from Kyagulanyi ‘s home

Court Orders Security to Withdraw from Kyagulanyi ‘s home

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A Ugandan court has ordered the military and police to leave the home of opposition politician Bobi Wine. He has not left his house in the outskirts of the capital Kampala since voting in the presidential election 11 days ago, in which he was declared runner-up to President Yoweri Museveni. Monday's ruling by the High Court in Kampala comes after a petition by Bobi Wine's lawyers. The state argued it needed to prevent him organising protests. But the High Court has now ruled that Bobi Wine's detention was unlawful, with Justice Micheal Elubu telling the court it was also an "an infringement on his personal liberties". Dozens of people were killed during campaigning - many were shot by security forces. Bobi Wine alleges that the election, in which he ...