Koffi Olomide deported
23 July 2016, 16:57
Nairobi - Congolese musician ?Koffi Olomide has been deported to Kinshasa, DRC via Kenya Airways after he assaulted one of his female dancer at JKIA on Friday.
The Star reported that the maestro was arrested outside Royal Media Services offices on Friday evening and taken to JKIA police station where he spent the night in police cells.
Olomide had just been interviewed on Citizen TV before police apprehended him and his dancers.
Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet also ordered airport police to take immediate action against him.
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The Daily Nation further reported that the musician was deported aboard flight KQ554 to Kinshasa at 11:30am
The musician was arrested after a video of him assaulting one of his dancers went viral.
But during the interview, Koffi denied assaulting the dancer, identified as Pamela.
He said he was protecting her from a pick pocketing incidence at the airport.
The musician’s lawyer, George Wajackoyah, said they had been treated like animals and that the Kenyan government had deported them to Congo “even without their passports.