News reaching www.channelforafrica.com indicates that the house of maverick Ugandan singer-cum-politician, Bobi Wine, has been surrounded by at least 50 macho men, forcing him into something of a house arrest.
The singer, who is also a member of the Ugandan Parliament, held his long-awaited concert this week despite alleged government sabotage.
The star has a huge following in Uganda both for his good music and public bashing of the government, the latter landing him dangerously in the bad books of the Yoweri Museveni-led administration. His history with the government includes an alleged assassination on his driver- meant for him, wrongful arrest and torture and recently resistance to permit him hold his concert at the national stadium following government fears he would use the occasion to promote his own agenda.
So instead he held the concert this weekend at his own private beach.
But ironically it is the bouncers he recruited to manage security at the event, rather than the government, that have instigated the troubles post-concert after Bobi Wine apparently failed to fulfill his financial commitment to them.
And now the police force which was ostensibly behind the cold assassination of his driver have been called to intervene on behalf of the controversial singer from the wrath of an estimated 50 macho men belonging to the Umbrella of Uganda Bouncers Association [UUBA] who are supposedly bent on getting some pound of flesh.