A close associate of Ugandan opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi Known as Bobi Wine has perished under inexplicable circumstances.
Michael Kalinda alias Ziggy Wine a local musician died on Sunday night of injuries suffered after being tortured a few weeks ago. He was kidnaped by unknown people on June 21 while on his way to a music studio in Kamwokya, Uganda.
Bobi Wine announced via his Facebook page on Monday that one Michael Kalinda alias Ziggy Wine has died.
“Last night, my brother, friend, and fellow artiste Ziggy Wyne passed on at Mulago Hospital. He passed on last night, succumbing to injuries sustained after a horrendous encounter with kidnap and torture. Very painful. Rest Well brother,” Bobi wrote.
Ziggy was reportedly snatched a couple of weeks ago by unidentified individuals who whip him beyond recognition.
He was last week reportedly dumped at Mulago hospital fascinate with his two fingers cut off and left eye plucked out in an unmistakable torture ordeal. Kalinda’s body according to some family members formed indications of torture burns seemingly from a hot flat iron box.
This scene happens exactly a year after Bobi Wine’s driver Yasin Kawuma was assassinated in cold blood while on duty.
Kawuma was shot in the chest, by unknown individuals, while driving his boss Bobi to a campaign rally in Arua, Uganda.