Diamond’s Wasafi TV banned for 6 Months over airing indecent content

Major setback for Diamond and his Team

Diamond Platnumz

Diamond Platnumz owned TV station Wasafi TV has been slapped with a 6 months’ ban for violating broadcasting regulations by the Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA) during their recently concluded Tumewasha Tour.

In a statement, TCRA’s acting Director Joannes Karungura said the offense that led to the ban was committed on January 1, where the station televised live singer and socialite Gigy Money dancing almost naked.

Karungura said this was against the communication and broadcasting regulations and therefore required to stop broadcasting with immediate effect and issue a public apology.

“…Wasafi TV ilirusha maudhui chongefu yaliyokuwa yakimuonyesha Msanii Gift Joshua maarufu kama Gigy Money akicheza katika jukwaa kwa mitindo iliyokuwa ikionyesha utupu wa mwili wake kinyume na kanuni zifuatazo…. TCRA imeamua kama ifuatavyo, kuamnzia muda wa agizo hili siku ya leo WASAFI TV watakiwa kuhairisha matangozo ypte na kutumia muda uliobaki kuombaradhi kwa umma watanzania, kwa kugiuka kanuni za utangazaji kupitia kipindi cha tumewasha Live Concert.

TCRA pia imesitisha utoaji wa huduma za Utangazaji kwa muda wa miezi sita” said TCRA in part.

The Director added that should the TV station fail to observe the directive, further legal measures will be taken against the station.

In September 2020, TCRA also banned Wasafi FM for 7 days for violation of Communication regulations and airing offensive content.

On August 27 2020, Clouds FM and Clouds TV suffered a similar fate after the TCRA suspended them for seven days for allegedly violating election coverage regulations.

On the other hand, singer Gigy Money has also been banned from doing music for a period of 6 months, with a fine of Tsh1 million (Sh50, 000).

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Sh12,000 for a ticket: Robert Burale's poster goes viral

Sh12,000 for a ticket: Robert Burale's poster goes viral

You saw what you saw - Brendah Jons snaps after being spotted with ex PhyLamar [Photos]

You saw what you saw - Brendah Jons snaps after being spotted with ex PhyLamar [Photos]

Davido and Chioma spotted together for the first time since rumoured breakup

Davido and Chioma spotted together for the first time since rumoured breakup

Rapper Maandy denies dating fellow artist Breeder LW

Rapper Maandy denies dating fellow artist Breeder LW

Vera jokes she wants 10 kids

Vera jokes she wants 10 kids

Vera imports Baby Diapers from US, Help rebuild Boniface Mwangi's house & other stories on #PulseUhondoMtaani

Vera imports Baby Diapers from US, Help rebuild Boniface Mwangi's house & other stories on #PulseUhondoMtaani

Medikal denied bail; rapper to spend 5 days in police custody

Medikal denied bail; rapper to spend 5 days in police custody

Rapper Cashy puts baby daddy on the blast over deadbeat claims [Screenshots]

Rapper Cashy puts baby daddy on the blast over deadbeat claims [Screenshots]

Mulamwah signs first female artiste under his new Record Label (Video)

Mulamwah signs first female artiste under his new Record Label (Video)