Bobi Wine reaches home to huge celebration

Heavy Military and Police deployment on Entebbe Road ahead of the return of Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu September 20

Heavy Military and Police deployment on Entebbe Road ahead of the return of Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu September 20

He faces treason charges.

The singer, under police escort, was driven to his residence outside the capital, Kampala, where hundreds of youthful supporters cheered and chanted as he climbed on top of a auto and raised his fist.

Bobi Wine meets a huge crowd at his home in Magere, Kampala.

Security forces sealed off roads and erected barricades around Entebbe airport leading up to his return.

"I didn't know where they were taking me", he later told reporters, describing security forces on his arrival.

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Bobi Wine, who has been in America, touched down at Entebbe Airport at around 1:00PM on Thursday afternoon aboard Embraer aircraft number ERJ-190AR, from where was forced into a police vehicle by security operatives and driven away.

The Magere residential neighbourhood of Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as MP Bobi Wine in Wakiso District has erupted in celebrations following news of his landing at Entebbe International Airport, reports Alex Esagala.

Earlier his US-based lawyer Robert Amsterdam said on Twitter that the singer was "unlawfully detained by military officers" after the musician arrived home from the United States.

The singer, who won a national assembly seat previous year, faces treason charges over his alleged role in an incident in which the president's convoy was pelted with stones.

Journalists were barred from accessing the airport and although police had yesterday announced that only his immediate family members would be allowed to receive him, Bobi Wine's brother Eddie Yawe and singing partner Nubian Lee who had gone to pick the legislator were arrested. He denies wrongdoing and faces a court appearance October 1.

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The 36-year-old Ssentamu says he is fighting for freedom from oppression and wants longtime President Yoweri Museveni, in power since 1986, to retire. "Robert Kyagulanyi (Bobo Wine) for easily cooperating with law enforcement officers at Entebbe airport who provided him with a chauffeur driven vehicle, escorts and traffic clearance to Magere", Opondo said. "I am going to fight on".

Ssentamu has a big following among the poor and unemployed in urban areas.

He says he was tortured in custody after being arrested last month.

Bobi Wine flew to the U.S. following torture by the security agents.

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