“Why Am I Being Detained?” – Omah Lay Cries Out As He Gets Arrested In Uganda


Omah Lay arrested in Uganda

Nigerian singer and songwriter, Omah Lay has been arrested in Uganda.

The Port Harcourt born singer, Omah Lay accuse Ugandan Police of arresting and detaining him without giving him an opportunity to defend himself.

He was today arrested in Uganda for flaunting the COVID-19 laws in the country. Omah Lay was arrested alongside fellow Headies awards next rated nominee, Tems for performing in Uganda.

The Ugandan police via their verified Twitter handle confirmed this arrest claiming that Omah Didia alias Omah Lay, Temilade Openyi alias Tems and Muyiwa Awomiyi have been charged to court in Makindye on charges of Negligently doing acts likely to spread infectious diseases.

Omah Lay arrested in Uganda
Omah Lay arrested in Uganda

Omah Lay arrested in Uganda

Tems arrested in uganda
Tems arrested in Uganda

In defense, the Nigerian singer claimed he wasn’t the one organizing the shows but only came to perform to his fans. In his words, he said,

“I didn’t organize a show, I came on stage and saw teeming fans and sang to them…

Why am I being detained? Why am I not been given a right to a fair hearing?

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  1. They ugandanians are mad please release OMA lay for us I love him so much God will help u OMA u will come out outstanding amen


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