Self-proclaimed ‘Rolls Royce Musician of East Africa’ Diamond Platnumz surrendered himself to the police yesterday.
Diamond was summoned after a video surfaced of him driving without a safety belt. In the clip he is also seen letting go of the steering wheel and dancing while the vehicle was in motion.
The ‘Marry You’ star had to part with a fine and a warning message to the Tanzanian public urging them to remember road safety regulations.
Leo nilireport kituo kikuu cha polisi wa usalama barabarani kutokana na Vidoe Clip tuliyopost naendesha gari barabarani bila kufunga mkanda na pia kuachia usukani na kucheza.... Nikapewa Onyo na Kulipa faini kulingana ya Mujibu wa sheria... tafadhali watanzania na Vijana wenzangu... tuhakikishe tunafunga mikanda pindi tupandapo na tuendeshapo Magari Maana ni Hatari kwa Maisha yetu na inaweza kukupeleka kunyea debe pia...????
But this is not his first brush with the law. Reports have it that the Bongo’s music big wig has been summoned by police over suspected drug trafficking alongside other celebrities among them Rehema Chalamila famously referred to as Ray C, former BBA winner Idris Sultan, singer Nay wa Mitego and MP Azan Zungu.
Prior to his summon his ex-girlfriend model Wema Sepetu was last Friday, summoned and arrested over drug trafficking allegations.
Sepetu was among a host of celebrities who were frog-matched to police cells as Tanzanian authorities continue a crackdown on drug trafficking and abuse in the country. Investigations are still underway.