Bobi Wine has been under house arrest at his home outside the capital, Kampala, since he returned from voting on January 14.
Wine has been under de-facto house arrest at his home outside the capital, Kampala, since he returned from voting on January 14.
Opposition lawmaker Medard Sseggona says he fears police will seize vital information related to elections that Wine said were marked by fraud.
Uganda's election commission declared incumbent Yoweri Museveni the winner of the presidential election, extending his 35-year rule as his main rival alleged fraud and urged citizens to reject the result.
Long-time leader Yoweri Museveni holds commanding lead in presidential election according to partial results, although his main rival Bobi Wine alleges widespread fraud.
The Ugandan youth leader Bobi Wine declared victory shortly after early results showed a lead for the man who has been leading Uganda since 1986.
Uganda’s opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine tweeted the military forcefully entered his house after he earlier claimed he had video proof of fraud in Thursday’s presidential election.
The East African country of nearly 46 million people voted under an internet blackout in presidential polls after the communications regulator issued orders to suspend services.
US envoy to Uganda says Thursday's vote will lack accountability and transparency, while Kampala hits back saying it couldn't remember when it last sent election monitors to US.
Wine, who is challenging the country's long-time President Yoweri Museveni in Thursday's vote, said all his security guards were arrested by the army.
A pop star turned politician, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, aka Bobi Wine, has mobilised the youth of the country behind him. Will it be enough to bring down the ruler of 34 years, President Yoweri Museveni?
They were arrested in Kalangala in central Uganda but no details of the arrest are available.
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