Wahu Arrested, Charged in Court

  • Celebrated gospel musician Wahu Kagwi was arrested on Thursday, November 21, in Kileleshwa Nairobi.

    The mother of two was taken into custody and charged with dangerous overtaking, driving without a valid driver's license and causing obstruction.

    According to reports by K24 TV, the incident occurred at around 10 a.m. on Ring Road in Kileleshwa.

    The sultry-voiced singer was reportedly driving a Mercedes Benz 440L without a valid driver’s license, the court heard.

    Gospel musician Wahu Kagwi.
    Gospel musician Wahu Kagwi.

    She denied all the charges during her arraignment at the Milimani Law Courts and was released on a cash bail of Ksh15,000 by Senior Resident Magistrate Elector Riani.

    Her charge sheet claimed that she was flagged by traffic officers after she dangerously overtook several vehicles while driving the said-Mercedes.

    The police also claimed that she obstructed other road users by positioning her vehicle on the pathway of other motorists.

    Magistrate Riani ruled that the singer's case would be heard later on today.

    The power hitmaker forms one half of Kenya's most famous celebrity couple, having gotten hitched to David Mathenge alias Nameless back in 2005.

    Gospel musician Wahu Kagwi at the Milimani Law Courts, November 21, 2019.
    Gospel musician Wahu Kagwi at the Milimani Law Courts, November 21, 2019.