Tanzanian comedian Idris Sultan has been in police custody for over a week and on Wednesday 27th he appeared in court to face charges relating to cyber crime offences.

Sultan is accused of laughing at a throw back photo of President Pombe Magufuli.

He is also accused of using a sim card that is not registered in his name.

Idris Sultan
Idris Sultan

Singer Lady Jay Dee was spotted at the hearing of Idris’ case, wearing pink and white. Sultan’s sister Lulu Diva, who is also a singer, was present.

Lady Jaydee

Sultan was released on a Tsh 15 million bond and the next hearing will be on June 9th.

Previously, Idris was arrested for photoshopping Magufuli’s face into his picture and posted it on social media.

Atajua Hajui: Idris Sultan arrested for switching faces with President Magufuli

 

Magufuli and Idris Sultan

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