Police in Phalombe have arrested controversial musician Joe Gwaladi for allegedly soiling, splashing and damaging Malawian currency in denomination of K2,000 at a drinking joint in Phalombe.
Phalombe Police Publicist Constable Innocent Moses told Zodiak Online that the arrest has been made following a complaint lodged by the Reserve Bank of Malawi.
Constable Moses said upon following the matter, Reserve Bank officers, in conjuction with the police have arrested , cautioned and formally charged Gwaladi with willfully defaces, soils or damaging Malawian currency contrary to section 54(2) subsection of Reserve bank of Malawi .
A week ago, Gwaladi was spotted at a drinking joint at Migowi trading centre in the district splashing and damaging money.
Joe Gwaladi 29, hails from Magareta village , traditional authority Nkanda in Mulanje district.
Meanwhile, police have released Gwaladi on bail.
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