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Uganda drop charges against Omah Lay and Tems

A Chief Magistrate Court in Uganda today December 15, dropped the charges against fast-rising Nigerian singers, Omah Lay and Tems.

The singers were arrested on Sunday, December 13, and charged with doing “acts that are likely to cause the spread of infectious disease, Covid-19” following the illegal concert at Ddungu resort in Munyonyo with large crowds while the country is on lockdown.

They were arraigned before the Makindye division court on Monday, December 14 and remanded in different prisons till Wednesday, December 16.

Following the outcry from Nigerians and some diplomatic moves made by the Nigerian government, the charges against them have now been dropped.

See the court papers indicating that the charges have been dropped below

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