45 suspects are in custody at Nateete and Nsangi Police Stations after they were arrested following at the home of Mathias Walukaga located in Maya Sub County Wakiso District.
The suspects were arrested last night following an operation by Police in Nsangi that was carried out at around 12am.
According to the Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire, the operation followed information that a group of people had gathered at the musician's home for a reason not yet known.
At least 45 suspects, most of them residents of Kawempe Division were arrested and are currently detained at Nateete Police Station and Nsangi Police Station on allegations of doing negligent acts likely to spread an infection of a disease.
“Walukaga was not arrested since upon seeing the officers, he ran inside his house. The suspects are being processed and will be arraigned in courts of law at any time” Owoyesigyire noted.
The musician is vying for Kyengera Mayoral seat on the NUP ticket in an election taking place today Wednesday February 3rd 2021.