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Elias Musyani Dragged To Court By The Olio’s | READ FULL DETAILS

ADORED musician Yo Maps(Elton Mulenga)’s wife Kidist Kifle-Mulenga has dragged to court the blogger and businessman who allegedly bullied her on Facebook. Mrs Mulenga wants the law to punish Elias Musyani after the businessman caused her mental distress by allegedly threatened to send people to her house to rape her.


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She complains that the blogger made several posts in which he made threats against her, her husband and their daughter who is a minor. This is according to a criminal complaint the singer’s wife has filed against Mr Musyani in the Lusaka Magistrate’s Court. She wants him to answer to five counts of facing five counts of harassment utilising electronic means, contrary to section 69 of the Cyber Security and Cyber Crimes Act of 2021.

Particulars are that on April 15 this year, Musyani, intentionally initiated electronic communication through Facebook posts. He allegedly used electronic means with intent to intimidate, harass and or cause emotional distress to Ms Mulenga. In the second count, allegations are that between April 14 and March 20 this year, the accused intentionally initiated electronic communication through Facebook posts. The posts were meant to intimidate, harass and or cause emotional distress to Ms Mulenga.

In counts three to five, the accused, between April 13 and March 16, the accused intentionally initiated electronic communication through Facebook posts meant to intimidate, harass and or cause emotional distress to Ms Mulenga. In one of the Facebook posts, Mr Musyani, a blogger, allegedly issued threats against Ms Mulenga family by threatening to send his thugs to sexually abuse the musician’s wife in the presence of her husband who he referred to as “mabonzo”.(skinny). He allegedly also threatened to abduct the couple’s daughter. One of the postings read: “We know the gym she [Mrs Mulenga] does to and what time she leaves!!!…she doesn’t even have body guards”.

Mrs Mulenga submits in her court documents filed by her lawyers, Nsapato & Co. Advocates, that between March 1 and April 15 this year, the accused made several social medial posts on his Facebook page using his personal account. The complainant says the accused “made the posts on his personal account namely Elias Musyani that I am a prostitute, an evil step mother, and he has gone as far as threatening rape on me and abduction of my daughter.”

The celebrity wife further submits in an affidavit that Mr Musyani’s posts extended to disparaging her mother, daughter and threatening her husband. She submits that her advocates have advised her that all the posts stated above, having been made in the cyber space with intent to intimidate and threaten, amounts to harassment utilising electronic means, cyber bullying and hate speech. The case was recently filed this week and the matter was allocated before magistrate Mbuywana Sinvula who is expected to preside over it. By press time, the highly expressive Mr Musyani, who was recently in a verbal phone confrontation with the ‘Olios'(Mulengas) was reportedly apprehended after the court issued a summons against him.

Credit:(Mwebantu, Saturday, April 20th, 2024)