Fast-raising Nigerian singer, Omah Lay has reportedly been arrested by the police in Kampala, Uganda after performing at a concert.
According to reports, the singer, whose real name is Stanley Omah Didia, headlined “The Big Brunch – Afrobeats Edition” concert, which was held at Speke Resort, Wavamunno Rd, Kampala, Uganda on Saturday.
The singer was reportedly taken into custody by Katwe Police along with the venue manager, Ivan Dungu and events manager, Prim Kasana.
His arrest comes after a public outcry by Ugandan entertainers, who berated the Police for allowing international artistes to hold concerts while the local ones are denied.
Luk Owoyesigyire, Assistant Superintendent of Police and Deputy Police Spokesperson, Kampala Metropolitan Police released a statement via Twitter confirming the news report.
His tweet reads;
“Nigerian Artist Omah lay has been arrested by Katwe police, together with the manager of the venue where he performed from last night; Dungu Ivan and the Events manager Prim Kasana, all are in custody. More details to follow.”