POPULAR NIGERIAN MUSICIAN OMAH LAY ARRESTED IN UGANDA FOR STAGING ILLEGAL CONCERT AND FLOUTING COVID-19 REGULATIONS
Police has in custody three people including a popular Nigerian Musician , Omah Lay for staging an illegal music concert and flouting the Covid -19 regulations which were set up by government to stem the spread of the global- novel- pandemic that has left 220 Ugandans dead and another 22,000 ill.
The unauthorised concert t was held at Ddungu Resort in Munyonyo, Kampala City according to Patrick Onyango one of the Police spokesmen .
Those arrested are Ivan Ddungu, the manager of the place where the concert was held, Omah Lay the musician and Prim Kasana, Events Manager, who contracted Omah Lay to sing.
Police is also looking for the area Officer in Charge of Police Station for failure to detect the criminal acts that took place in his area of jurisdiction.
It is alleged that the organizers of the show disguised that it as lunch and dinner event, but later on at night they started inviting artistes to perform.
“The suspects are detained at Katwe Police Station and are being charged with doing acts that are likely to cause the spread of infectious disease, which is corona virus. We condemn the act of some selfish individuals, who are bent on violating the directives on CONVID-19 to make money and risks the lives of many Ugandan,” Onyango said and appealed to the general public to adhere to the Ministry of Health guidelines on COVID-19 and follow all the SOPs.
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