23 February 2019
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Wednesday, 06 February 2019 06:51

MJ musician Mesho arrested over his controversial song

Written by  Emmanuel Ekhamunu

Mulanje, February 06, 2019: Police in Mulanje over the weekend arrested musician Anderson Alfred Chipwaila, also known as Mesho in the music circles for his controversial song attacking the Islamic Faith.

Mulanje Police Station Public Relations Officer, Grecium Ngwira said the 29-year-old musician was arrested at Mathambi Trading Centre in the district following a tip off from people in the area.

“It is indeed true that we have arrested the suspect for his song which has stirred heated debate on social media and among the Muslim community in the country,” said Ngwira.

Ngwira said the suspect has been charged with an offence of conduct likely to incite violence and has since been transferred to Southern Region police headquarters in Blantyre.

Chipwaila hails from Binali Village in the area of Senior Chief Nkanda in Mulanje.

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