Popular Zimdancehall musician Ian Makiwa, popularly known as Platinum Prince, was abducted by a group of unidentified, masked and armed men a few hours after his arrival from his South Africa tour.
According to an alert by a reliable source the incident happened around 4pm on Sunday.
“The men did not produce any warrant or give reasons for the abduction. The men just blocked the way of the car that the controversial musician was in and assaulted the driver who was trying to understand why they had blocked the road with their car in the process.
According to the source, the men then took the musician and put him in a car boot and disappeared.
It was only this morning that Platinum Prince was found dumped and assaulted along Chiremba road.
In September this year Platinum Prince released a track entittled NDIYO YACHO HERE MR PRESIDENT in which he seemed to be questioning the President of Zimbabwe over the current economic situation, he then released a video for the song early this month.
In 2015 Platinum Prince also did a track called Ndeip President which was aimed at the former President. The self claimed “Ndururani” was warned that his music was growing more political.
“The source said they are working with the team to ensure that all remedies available at law will be pursued with the urgency that this crisis deserves.”
— Zimbabwe Eye