Bobi Wine’s Armored Car Released On Orders Of Museveni

Bobi Wine standing besides his newly acquired armored car

Bobi Wine standing besides his newly acquired armored car

Uganda Revenue Authority has on the directive of President Museveni released Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine’s armored vehicle which was impounded recently.

The tax body impounded the armored vehicle in April after clearance from Court to allow for re-inspection after it was found out that it had been under declared.

However, in June, 7, 2021 letter to Kyagulanyi’s lawyers led by Anthony Wameli, URA said they had been directed by the president to return the vehicle to the owner.

Bobi Wine’s armored Toyota Land Cruiser V8

“This is to inform you that we have received a directive from His Excellency the President of the Republic of Uganda to the effect that Uganda Revenue Authority should release your client’s motor vehicle immediately,” URA Commissioner General John Musinguzi Rujoki said in the letter.

The URA chief however since the owner asked for a review of the assessment, the outstanding bill of over shs240 million is still due and should be paid by Kyagulanyi.

“The final amount will be communicated to you in due course after review of the appeal.”

Read letter from URA below:

URA release Bobi Wine’s armored car on directives of president Museveni