KAMPALA – Three people have been arrested in for allegedly holding unauthorised concert.
The concert was held on Saturday night at Ddungu Resort in Munyonyo, Kampala City.
The suspects include Ivan Ddungu, the manager of the place, Nigerian singer Omah Lay real name Stanley Omah Didia, and Prim Kasana, Events Manager, who contracted Omah Lay to sing.
Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango revealed that they are 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,” he said in a statement.
Charged with doing acts that are likely to cause the spread coronavirus, the suspects are detained at Katwe Police Station.
On the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the president directed that music concerts should be stopped and the directives still stands.