Wizkid who’s presently tending to health issues in US, and his manager Sunday Are have been issued an arrest warrant, to be produced in court on or before January 16, 2017.
Nigerian pop star Wizkid has been issued an arrest warrant for cancelling his Uganda concert recently.
He was unable to fly into Uganda from USA due to ‘unavoidable circumstances’ according to the organisers.
‘Between 29th August 2016 and 29th November 2016, our client (Face TV) paid to Mr. Sunday Are, Wizkid’s manager the full performance fee of US$60,000, a brokerage fee of US$5,000 and US$3,000 being per diem for the days they were going to stay in Uganda,’ documents filed by the Chief Magistrates Court of Uganda detailed.
Organisers of the event, Face TV, lodged a criminal complaint against Wizkid and his manager vide Case No. 875 of 2016 on charges of:
1. Obtaining money by false pretences, which carries a maximum sentence of five years
2. Cheating, which carries three years
3. Conspiracy to defraud which also carries a maximum of three years.
The court documents further reveal that substantial expenses in booking and re-booking flights, hotel, venue, advertising and promotions for the concert grossed over $300,000 (over N144m).
Source : thenet.ng