July 26, 2016

Update | Kofi Olomide charged to court & sentenced to 1 Year in Jail for Assaulting a woman

Popular Congolese musician Koffi Olomide has been arrested in the capital, Kinshasa. Reports say he was arrested at his home following his assault on a lady at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Kenya over the weekend; an incident that led to his deportation from the country.

The show at Zambia’s Agricultural and Commercial Society, where he was scheduled to perform at the 90th edition, was cancelled as a result of his action.

According to BBC, he was charged with assault and battery. There are reports that the singer has been sentenced to a one year jail term for the offence.

A Congolese MP, Zacharie Bababaswe, had filed a complaint against which led to an arrest warrant from the country’s prosecutor against Olomide.

Also, Kenyans on Twitter called for his immediate arrest and deportation after the assault.

Recall that same Olomide was given a 3-month suspended jail term for assaulting a producer in 2012.

13 comments:

ats three said...

Show of shame. That serves him right.

SPACO said...

Nice one.

Hassan Aderemi said...

That serves him better, he seems to be known for assault, when next he do that, maybe he will be sentence to 5 years jail term.

samaila sulaiman said...

Hope he go to jail so he will learn to respect the less privilege

inumidun said...

Na wetin hin find hin c..

olutoscene1 said...

issokay...

#Olu,can you see?

mummy twins said...

Dat serve him right

Ay360 said...

Serves him right

Ibijoke M. Owolabi said...

Woman beater is not acceptable anywhere in the world , thank you Congolese Government

Ibijoke M. Owolabi said...

Woman beater is not acceptable anywhere in the world , thank you Congolese Government

Harbolarkale Niyi said...

That's bad for his reputation

Jeff Kingsley Jr said...

Well the law must play its roll here

Michael Amata said...

Na wa o