Popular Tanzanian rapper Chidi Benz aka Simba Wa Ilala has once again been arrested over drug issues.
News of his arrest has been secret but popular news outlets can now rveal that Chidi Benz, a one-time popular rapper in East Africa was arrested on Saturday, December 30 2017,in Dodoma.
The rapper was arrested alongside two other men, and a woman who identified herself as his wife.
Confirming the arrest, Dodoma Police boss Gilles Muroto said Chidi Benz and his counterparts were put under police custody with experts running tests on the drugs to determine the type.
Also read: Upcoming artist lands deal with Betway Kenya The rapper has been arrested many times before regarding drug use and supply. Last year the rapper went into rehab to fight his drug addiction only to go back to the vise soon after his release from rehab.
Kenyan rapper Nonini at one time tried to rescue him from the drugs menace by bringing him to Nairobi for a number of projects, but that too did not work.
The rapper also served some time in jail for using illegal substances.
Details about his arraignment are yet to be released to the public.