October 13, 2014
According to the local radio station report the popular Ethiopian music star, Tewodros Kassahun aka Teddy Afro, has been detained this morning by Ethiopian police for related to “buying a car which does not have its tax paid for a car he bought it eight years ago.”
Teddy reportedly appeared at the Arada First Bench court this morning and the judge ordered that he should be released on a 30,000 birr bail. It appears he got release after the bail has been paid. The radio did not provide the details of the charge.
Teddy Afro was detained from 2009 to 2010 for “hit and run” by the same car he has been accused of tax evasion now, the Radio said.
Teddy Afro is famous for his songs that touch up on sensitive national issues, human rights, unity and love and personal activism.
Listen the radio station report here.