Police arrest musician Joe Gwaladi, charged with damaging malawi currency.

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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