The Ugandan police has announced that the duo of Omah Lay and Tems will remain in the custody of the Uganda Police Force till Wednesday, December 16.
The police force announced this via its official Twitter handle (@PoliceUg)
This was after the fast-rising Nigerian stars were arraigned at a court in Kampala, Uganda’s capital city.
The Uganda police force said earlier plans of releasing them on police bond were suspended after their casefile was sanctioned by the Office of the DPP.
The Nigerian fast-rising stars were earlier arrested by police officers in Kampala, Uganda capital for flouting COVID-19 guidelines.
They were arrested after performing on Saturday night at a concert held in Speke Resort, Wavamunno Road, Kampala, Uganda.
Assistant Superintendent of Police and Deputy Police Spokesperson, Kampala Metropolitan Police, Luk Owoyesigyire (@Lukowoyesigyire) confirmed their arrest in a tweet on Sunday.
“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.
“Temilade Openiyi Aka Ms Tems (Artist) also been arrested with her manager Muyiwa Awomiyi,” the police boss said on Twitter.
Omah lay tweeted via his official Twitter handle (@omah_lay) that he is in cuffs in Uganda in cuffs with tems.
“Why I’m I been detained without a right to fare hearing”. He added
Other big African acts and social media influencers such as Burna boy (@burnaboy), Peter Psquare (@peterpsquare), Laycon @itslaycon have added their voices calling for their release.