Uganda’s police are investigating guests who attended the wedding of Joel Ssenyonyi, spokesperson for the country’s People Power resistance movement. That’s according to a post published on the Times of Kampala Facebook page on 28 June 2020.
“JUST IN: We are investigating how many people attended Bobi Wine’s spokesman Joel Ssenyonyi wedding, if we find out there were more than 10 people we will have to detain the newly wedded couple -Fred Enanga,” it reads.
Ugandan authorities have reportedly harassed Wine and his movement before. But have the police announced that they would be investigating guests at his spokesperson’s wedding?
“It’s wedding day for our spokesperson, Joel Ssenyonyi. Hearty congratulations, and best wishes to you two as you embark on this journey,” he tweeted on 27 June.
On 29 June, the Uganda Police Force tweeted a screenshot of the Facebook post, simply stamped “FAKE NEWS”.
The police are not investigating the wedding guests. – Grace Gichuhi
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