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Koffi Olomide Arrested And Jailed By Congolese Police Department(video)

26 Jul

This is currently happening now at the
Congolese Police Department after the
troubled Congolese singer Koffi Olomide
this morning was arrested at his
residence in the capital city of The
Democratic Republic of Congo Kinshasa
by the Congolese police for assaulting
one of his dancers”Pamela” in Nairobi
Kenya last week Thursday July the 21st
2016.
Congolese musician Koffi Olomide, was
this morning arrested at his home in
Kinshasa, on the orders of the country’s
Attorney-General, adding woes to the
singer who was deported from Kenya
for kicking a woman.
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UPDATES:
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It was reported that he was taken to
court shortly after and charged with the
crime. He was found guilty and
sentenced to a year in jail. Olomide’s
troubles have extended across Africa
after the Agricultural and Commercial
Society of Zambia bowed down to public
pressure, yesterday, and cancelled his
planned shows in Lusaka.
SEE THE VIDEO BELOW:

Congolese Singer Koffi Olomide has
been jailed for a year for assaulting a
female dancer in Kenya, reports
indicate.
The Rhumba maestro was arrested
on Tuesday at his home in Kinshasa
in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
It was reported that he was taken to
court shortly after and charged with
the crime. He was found guilty and
sentenced to a year in jail.
Olomide denied assaulting one of his
dancers identified as Pamela. His
lawyer George Wajackoyah also
accused police of manhandling the
musician.
The singer apologised in a Facebook
post on Monday, terming the
incident a “moment of madness”.
He has faced widespread
condemnation and outrage since the
video of the incident at JKIA was
shared on social media.
Kenyans on Twitter called for his
immediate arrest and deportation
after the assault.
Olomide was deported to Kinshasa,
DRC, by Kenya Airways after
spending a night in police custody
last week.
The singer’s show at Zambia’s
Agricultural And Commercial Society,
where he was scheduled to perform
at this year’s 90th Show, was
cancelled as a result.

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