Nigerian singers, Omah Lay and Tems have been charged to court in Uganda for ‘doing acts likely to spread an infectious disease’ in the country.
According to the Assistant Superintendent of Police and Deputy Police Spokesperson, Kampala Metropolitan, Lukowoyesigyire Both singers were arrested and detained by the Ugandan police after their performance at a concert in Munyonyo.
Taken to Twitter to confirm his arrest Omah Lay explained that it was due to something that happened at the show.
Yes I’m with the Ugandan police… something about the show from last night. Everything would be fine…
— Omah Lay (@Omah_Lay) December 13, 2020
The Uganda Police Force in a recent tweet revealed the singers were charged to court on charges of negligently doing acts likely to spread and infectious diseases.
“The Nigerian trio of Stanley Omah Didia alias Omah Lay, Temilade Openyi alias Tems and Muyiwa Awomiyi have been charged to court in Makindye on charges of Negligently doing acts likely to spread an infectious diseases C/S 171 of the Penal Code Act. The earlier plans of releasing them on police bond, were suspended after their casefile was sanctioned by the Office of the DPP. They were jointly charged with four other Ugandans. All remanded till Wednesday 16.12.2020.” the tweet reads.
Both artists would be in police custody till Wednesday.
The earlier plans of releasing them on police bond, were suspended after their casefile was sanctioned by the Office of the DPP.
They were jointly charged with four other Ugandans. All remanded till Wednesday 16.12.2020.
— Uganda Police Force (@PoliceUg) December 14, 2020