Diamond Platnumz reported to Central Police station in Dar Es Salaam this evening and was penalized for not wearing a seat belt when driving.
Through his Instagram page, the singer confirmed that he had reported to the police station, however he had to pay a fine for the minor traffic offence.
Being a public figure, the police used the singer to urge other people to avoid petty mistakes that can cause death due to ignorance.
In the photo shared on is instagram, Diamond Platnumz is seen posing one of the officers and captione the photo to say,
Leo nilireport kituo kikuu cha polisi wa usalama barabarani kutokana na Vidoe Clip tuliyopost naendesha gari barabarani bila kufunga mkanda na pia kuachia usukani na kucheza…. Nikapewa Onyo na Kulipa faini kulingana ya Mujibu wa sheria… tafadhali watanzania na Vijana wenzangu… tuhakikishe tunafunga mikanda pindi tupandapo na tuendeshapo Magari Maana ni Hatari kwa Maisha yetu na inaweza kukupeleka kunyea debe pia…🙏
His fans on the other hand have left hilarious comments suggesting that this was staged since lately the Tanzania media has been focusing on the police a bit too much.