Idris Sultan has been reported to have been arrested again. His lawyer told Tanzanian media that his arrest was because of a ‘social media crime’
Sultan might have posted something on his social media pages but his lawyer did not say exactly what post he was arrested for.
Last year, Sultan was arrested after he photoshoped President Magufuli’s face to his body on his Instagram page. He was in custody for about five hours and was later released on bail
Before that, he and others were sued for using content on their Youtube without license from TCRA (Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority).
Sultan’s sister Lulu Diva shared a post on her social media while Tanzanians asked the police to free Idris sultan in a hastag that has been trending