Zambian music sensation, Yo Maps, was reportedly questioned by the Anti-Corruption Commission on Tuesday for being in possession of a Toyota Landcruiser VX.
Reports say ACC investigators quizzed Yo Maps, real name Elton Mulenga, to interrogate his source of wealth, and how he was able to fund such luxury.
The trending news has been preyed on by netizens on social media.
Socialite Lillian Mutambo who has had a public spat with the singer in the past came to the defence of the musician.
“Clearly ACC has no idea that streams such as YouTube and Boomplay pay a lot of money. Yo Maps genuinely makes a lot of money and its shameful to investigate him,” Mutambo wrote.
Another social media user insinuated that it had now become crime to be wealthy.
“So mu Zambia it has now become a crime to be wealthy,” the post read.
“Hmmmmm, this mindset is taking us down,” exclaimed another user.
Another comment criticized ACC for investigating such a matter.
“We can’t progress as a country, not this behaviour,”
Chomba Kaoma wrote ‘WHAT A COUNTRY’
“To Start with the famous Cru Cru is a Dubai spec, facelift of the Land Cruiser VX 200 series it’s a left hand drive to be specific. It is not even the original 300 serious ZX which is the latest Land Cruiser No.. it’s just an ordinary facelift from 200 series to a 300 series body.
“Honestly looking at how expensive Yo Maps is and just how busy this year has been for him, can he fail to buy a car with a market value of less than K1 million? We need to be serious in this country our friends in Zimbabwe are buying Private Jets yet in zambia having a second hand facelift attracts investigations to a person who makes more than K300 000 every Month,” Kaoma wondered.
He went on to say,: “Chansoni sana, all of a sudden it has become a crime to progress and have money in zambia, even jobless and broke youths today have the guts to ask a person who performs locally and internationally to account for how he managed to buy a second hand 4×4. It’s really sad to say the list.. if the biggest Artist in the country can be asked to account for a facelift second hand Car what more an ordinary hustler!!”
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