POLICE in Lusaka have arrested renowned Zambian singer Leo Moyo commonly known as K'millian for theft by agent.
Confirming the arrest to Post On-line this morning, police spokesperson Bonnie Kapeso said K'millian who has since been released on police bond was arrested for allegedly obtaining K38 million from a named businessman who reported him to police.
"He is in police cells at Lusaka Central, he was arrested for theft by agent, he was selling goods for someone and it is alleged that in the process he obtained money amounting to K38 million," Kapeso said.
And in an interview, K'millian who had been in police custody since Wednesday (November 18, 2009) said he was selling goods for his Malawian business partner who reported him to police after he took his commission out of the sales.
"I have been selling stuff for a friend from Malawi, we have been doing business together for some time but he had not been giving me commission."
"I sold the first consignment and he did not give me my commission, the second consignment was the same and the third time I just said well let me get a little for myself also and I told him that I needed the money and he agreed but it's like when his friend head, he said no and reported the case to police," he said.
K'millian who partly lived his childhood life in South Africa is the singer behind hit songs like "Uleibukisha", "Kakabalika", "Nizakukonda" and "Pa Ulendo".
The song Kakabalika from the album "Another Day" spent over 21 weeks as number one on Zambian music local charts and won K5 million as song of the year in 2007 under the local rhythms count down on Radio Phoenix.
Under his album's success, K'millian performed in many countries including Malawi, South Africa, UK and Perth in Australia where he performed at the Burswood casino ballroom to masses of Zambian fans that attended the show.
K'millian has recorded five albums.
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