Fast rising Nigerian singer Omah Lay and Tems have regained freedom from detention in Uganda—about three days after they their arrest.
The Nigerian stars were granted bail on Tuesday by Okumu Jude Muwone, the chief magistrate of Makindye.
Bebe Cool, a Uganda singer, broke the news on Tuesday alongside documents confirming their release.
The court document reads;
“Whereas the accused persons Stanley Omah Didia and Muyiwa Awoniyi were charged with the offence of neglect act likely to spread of infectious disease Section 171 of Penal Code Act.
“The charges against the accused Stanley Omah Didia and Muyiwa Awoniyi has been withdrawn against them by Vide Withdrawal Form Serial No, 4292 dated December 15, 2020.
“This is to direct you to release Muyiwa Awoniyi and Stanley Omah Didia the said accused persons from your custody forthwith unless held on other charges.”
The two singers were arrested over their involvement in an unauthorised concert that held on Saturday night in Ddungu Resort in Munyonyo, Kampala City.
The hashtag free Omah Lay and Tems have been trending on Twitter since Sunday.
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