Police has arrested three of their own for reportedly guarding an unauthorized concert that took place on Saturday night at Speke Resort, Munyonyo in Kampala.
According to the spokesperson Kampala Metropolitan Police, SP Patrick Onyango, the police officers who have been arrested are L/AIP Fabiano Juma, PC John Bosco Ocaba and PC Paul Odongo.
Onyango said that the organizers of the illegal concert connived with the area police officers including the three officers to provide security for the event. He adds that the three officers are under investigation.
Onyango notes that the Ministry of Health issued health guidelines to follow but people keep on ignoring them adding that the police force condemns “the acts of some selfish individuals, who are bent on violating the directives on COVID-19 with the purpose of making money while risking the lives of many Ugandans.”
The three police officers were arrested alongside six civilians who organized the concert. include a Nigerian artiste Stanley Omah Didia alias Omah Lay, artiste Temilade Openyi alias Tems, Muyiwa Awomiyi (Temilade’s manager).
Others are Benjamin Kabura, Ivan Ddungu, the manager of the place where the concert was held, and Prim Kasana, the event manager, who contracted Omah to perform at the concert.
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