Singer Nadia Mukami has taken legal action against a female fan over defamation and cyberbullying.
The fan identified as Stella Njagi or Stella Bella on social media allegedly put up a defamatory post on Facebook with the aim of tarnishing Mukami’s reputation.
She claimed Nadia conned her Ksh. 15,000 then went on to add how the singer and her manager are lesbians.
On Monday, Nadia Mukami through her Management, Seven Creative Hub, revealed that they had reported the matter to the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and detectives are following up to ensure the culprit is apprehended.
“We at Sevens Creative Hub continue to support Nadia Mukami at this difficult time, we are also working closely with authorities to apprehend the Stella Njagi to record a statement at the police station. Nadia also wishes to thank her fans who continue to support her and wishes to send a message of encouragement to all creatives and artists who are on the receiving end of numerous cyberbullying posts. Remain unbowed and unbowed we shall emerge victorious” reads part of the press release
The singer’s management also refuted the said defamatory claims made by Njagi on social media.
“The management of Nadia Mukami Sevens Creative Hub, are deeply shocked at the defamatory Facebook post authored by Stella Njagi who goes by the name Stella Bella on Facebook. This defamatory post meant to besmirch the reputation of Nadia Mukami posted on Sunday 26th April 2020 at 9 pm, The post bears untrue statements and insults meant to injure the reputation of Nadia Mukami who has always kept a clean track record in all her business and person dealing with individual and organizations” the statement added
Nadia Mukami’s management further asked Njagi to apologize and pull down the post from Facebook.
“We, therefore, demand that the said post be pulled down in the next 2 hours, and a video apology to Nadia Mukami be issued by Stella Bella. Should Stella Njagi fail to pull down the post and apologize, we shall institute civil legal action proceeding against her”