The chief magistrate court of Makindye in Uganda has issued a release statement for Tems and Omah Lay who were arrested by officials of the Katwe Police after a show and detained since Sunday, 13th of December 2020.
This release order which was issued on Wednesday, 15th of December 2020 which covers not only Omah Lay and Tems but also manager, Muyiwa Awoniyi. Part of the release order reads:
The charges against the accused as Stanley Omah Didia, as Temilade Openiyi and as Muyiwa Awoniyi the said accuses persons from your custody forthwith unless held on other charges.
Due to the breakout of the Covid-19 pandemic, music concerts in Uganda were suspended by the government to curtail the spread of the virus. Omah Lay and Tems were invited to participate in a concert in Uganda where they were arrested after the show for violating Covid-19 safety protocols.
Since Ugandan entertainers couldn’t have events in their country because of the covid 19 pandemic rules made by the government, popular Uganda celebrity, Bebe Cool admitted to calling the police to shut down the event which unfortunately led to arrest of Nigerian citizens and rising stars, Omah Lay and Tems.