Police have released the independent candidate vying for Kyadondo East MP seat, Mr Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine. He was detained at Kira Division Police Station.
Mr Kyagulanyi said his arrest was due to the fact that Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, was scheduled to hold a meeting with the the ruling NRM candidate, Mr Sitenda Sebalu close to where he (Kyagulanyi) was to hold a rally.
Kyagulanyi said, "Right now, I'm a free man and I'm going back to my constituency to campaign".
Frank Mwesigwa, Kampala Metropolitan Police commander, said thatthe police did not arrest Mr Kyagulanyi. He said, "We picked him for an engagement meeting on the guidelines of his rally. We have agreed with him on the new venue where he's going to stage his rally," said Mr Mwesigwa.