Michael Kalinda alias Ziggy Wine, who went missing last month has been found following his alleged kidnap.
According to sources in Fire Base entertainment crew were he is a member, Ziggy Wine went missing on July 21, 2019 and all efforts to identify his whereabouts were futile. He was however found in a critical condition with his left eye plucked out and some of his fingers cut
off by yet to be identified people.
The sources told the Nile Post that Ziggy Wine was found dumped at Mulago Hospital in a very critical condition. They rushed him to the Mulago causality section for immediate medical attention before transferring him to a private health facility which the sources didn’t reveal to us for security reasons.
A source in the Fire Base Crew told the press that they are receiving threats from unknown people and that is why they can’t reveal any information to any one.
The source says that they had not informed Police by press time about the situation of Ziggy Wine.
Firebase Entertainment Boss, musician turned legislator Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine confirmed the incident on his Twitter handle and called up his followers to pray for his aide’s quick recovery.
My friend, fellow artiste & #PeoplePower comrade Ziggy Wine was kidnapped only to be found three days back tortured beyond recognition -left eye plucked out, two fingers cut off, belongings taken & left for dead. Pray for him, even as we struggle to end this state of affairs. pic.twitter.com/EqK7dWYvYG
— BOBI WINE (@HEBobiwine) August 3, 2019
“My friend, fellow artiste & People Power comrade Ziggy Wine was kidnapped only to be found three days back tortured beyond recognition -left eye plucked out, two fingers cut off, belongings taken & left for dead. Pray for him, even as we struggle to end this state of affairs,” Bobi Wine said in a Tweet.
When contacted for a comment, Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango said that they were yet to receive a complaint from the family of Ziggy Wine but noted that they are going to investigate the matter and bring the suspects to book.
The kidnap of Ziggy Wine adds to the list of several Bobi Wine confidantes who have either mysteriously disappeared only to return with claims of being tortured or killed. The Kyadondo East legislator’s camp always accuses state security of perpetuating these acts which the state spokespeople deny.