The duo of Nigerian singers Omah Lay and Tems have been arraigned before the Makindye Division court in Kampala for flouting COVID-19 guidelines in Uganda.
The duo was arrested in Uganda by Katwe Police after performing at a concert in the country.
Luk Owoyesigyire, the Assistant Superintendent of Police and Deputy Police Spokesperson, Kampala Metropolitan Police in a statement released on Twitter confirmed their arrest over the weekend;
“Nigerian Artist Omah lay has been arrested by Katwe police , the manager of the venue one Dungu Ivan and the Events manager Prim Kasana are also in custody. More details to follow.
“Temilade Openiyi Aka Ms Tems (Artist) also been arrested with her manager Muyiwa Awomiyi.”
The concert took place on Saturday after the singer and organizers were warned from performing at the concert.
The organizers of the event reportedly disguised the show as a lunch and dinner event but later on, at night started inviting artists to perform.
President Museveni pf Uganda placed a ban on all music concerts, closed down bars, banned fans at all sporting events and reduced the number of people who could attend church services.
On Sunday, Uganda’s Ministry of Health reported 461 new confirmed coronavirus cases, taking the total number of cases in the country to 27,532.