Police have are searching for musician Pius Mayanja alias Pallaso on charges of escaping from Lawful custody and obstruction, inciting Violence and doing a negligent act likely to spread Coronavirus.
Luke Owoyesigyire the deputy police spokesperson Kampala Metropolitan says Police in Makindye received a disturbance call at around 12:46 am Thursday morning from residents of Luwafu zone that a group of unruly people had gathered at the home of one Palaso.
“Our teams responded to the scene and found the allegations to be true, a group of over 30 people at Luwafu in the home of Mayanja Pius Aka Palaso had gathered, playing loud music, drinking and not following the safety guidelines issued by the ministry of health on curfew and public gatherings” Owoyesigyire narrates.
However, the team commander reached out to Pallaso and the team to reduce the volume of their music and reminded them of the guidelines that prohibit gatherings similar to theirs. While still addressing them the group became violent prompting Police to arrest Pallaso and his brother a one Henry Kasozi.
But during the arrest of Kasozi, Pallaso managed to run away with Police Handcuffs on him and Police is currently looking for him on charges of escaping from Lawful custody and obstruction.
The suspect one Kasozi Henry is detained at Katwe Police Station pending prosecution.