Zimdancehall chanter, Silent Killer (real name Jimmy Mudereri), was arrested Thursday morning in Mbare, after he allegedly assaulted Tinashe Kamudyariwa, who is young brother to DJ Fantan (Arnold Kamudyariwa).
It is alleged that Silent Killer and his crew confronted Kamudyariwa over an undisclosed issue.
Tension escalated during the clash
According to DJ Fantan, Tinashe was then thoroughly bashed and suffered serious injuries. He is currently admitted at Harare hospital where he is seeking treatment.
“We ferried him to Harare Hospital and he was in a serious condition,” said DJ Fantan.
National police spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the incident.
“Silent Killer was arrested by ZRP Mbare and he is in custody at Mbare Stodart,” said Assistant Commissioner Nyathi.
Zim dancehall chanter Silent Killer real name Jimmy Mudereri has been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of Tinashe Kamudyariwa (Ella B), DJ Fantan’s brother.
News about the arrest has been circulating on social media. Many online media outlets were saying the singer had been arrested for murder.
Chillspot founder and brother to the victim, Fantan confirmed the arrest to Nehanda Radio saying ‘it’s attempted murder not murder.’
“Ehe asungwa but it’s attempted murder not murder because munhu wacho achiri kufema,” he said.
He added that he doesn’t know what really happened because he was home.
“I do not know what really happened. I was home when the incident happened. What I know is they beat him and now he is in ICU,” said Fantan.
He also revealed that the three other men are currently on the run and their whereabouts are not known.
“Silent Killer was arrested on the spot but the other three men who were with him are currently on the run, no one knows their whereabouts,” he said.
The story is developing, details on when Silent Killer will appear in court are not yet known.