BBA Winner Idris Sultan Arrested For Mocking Tanzanian President

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Idris Sultan

Idris Sultan

Idris Sultan, Big Brother Africa 2014 winner and Tanzanian comedian, has been arrested for allegedly laughing at a throwback photo of President of Tanzania, John Pombe Magufuli in a short video he shared online.

His lawyer, Benedict Ishabakaki told BBC on Thursday May 21, that Sultan was accused of contravening the Cybercrime Act 2015 against cyberbullying.

According to the law: “A person shall not initiate or send any electronic communication using a computer system to another person with the intent to coerce, intimidate, harass or cause emotional damage.”

 

Ishabakaki said they are now awaiting the arraignment of Idris who has been in police custody for two days and accused of using the internet to harass the President.

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Young Precious
2 days ago

part of it all... we all tryna get attention in any way we can huhu.. 


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Nneoma Aniuche
2 days ago

Part of it all


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Alex Anyanwu
2 days ago
He got what he deserved
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But why I don't see anything wrong


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Ephraim Idogho
2 days ago

He is a fool arrest him


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That's good,but in Nigeria that's nothing oo


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Ese Promise
2 days ago

They should come to Nigeria


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Nice to hear from you


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Rosie Franklin
2 days ago

Is the President a God?


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Usoro Inemesit
2 days ago

Part of it all


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Rosie Franklin
2 days ago

This is serious oo. So nobody speaks his mind again 


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That is good for him because he did it


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Bad for him, don't mess with the government


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Nwwaoo this is serious 


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Hmmmm is this OK?


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Laughing is a crime again


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Felix Nnolim
2 days ago

Oh No , bad mouth kills .


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Only for mocking
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Moses Leonard
2 days ago

The president is hash oo


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Part of it all


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