Terryanne petitions DCI over song ‘re-enacting’ Ivy Wangechi’s death

Terryanne and a screengrab of the video [Photo: Courtesy]

A song released a day ago dubbed Piga Shoka has caused an uproar over its messaging with calls for its creators to be charged and the video pulled down.

Leading the call is media personality Terryanne Chebet who has petitioned the Kenya Films Classification Board (KFCB) and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations to take action.

Chebet lamented that Piga Shoka was re-enacting the chilling murder of Moi University student Ivy Wangechi.

“Dear DCI, Ezekiel Mutua there's a music video doing rounds called 'pigwa shoka' that's enacting Ivy's killing and basically asking young men to kill slay queens. It's horrific, to say the least. I hope you can act on it with speed. Urging whoever has seen it not to share,” posted Chebet.

A position supported by KFCB boss Dr. Ezekiel Mutua who stated that he has raised the concerns with YouTube with an aim of having it pulled down.

“Raised it with YouTube. It will be taken down.”

28-year-old Naftali Njahi Kinuthia is accused of hacking Wangechi to death over unrequited love outside the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) on April 9.

Ivy [Photo: Courtesy]

The sixth-year medical student was reportedly waylaid by the suspect as she walked out and died on the spot after sustaining deep cuts.

Kinuthia had allegedly concealed his axe and knife in a sack.

Terryanne Chebet’s call comes just days after another song, Takataka, was shelved by KFCB after a meeting with its creator- Alvindo - for promoting misogyny.

Flanked by his lawyer Munga Wanjau, Alvindo apologised to his fans and pledged to create positive, “moral” music.

“I want to apologize to my fans and to promise them a second release that will embrace moral values… I am sorry I didn’t intend to incite jilted men against women,” he said.

This is what some had to say on Piga Shoka:

Frank Watkins: And there are young girls in the video. We need more feminists.?

Wing Woman Wamzzy: The utter stupidity and disrespect in this song is shocking and the young girls dancing in this, you need to love, respect and educate yourself more.?

Barns Kiugs: From takataka to piga shoka.. wah! Boychild ameamua kuwa savage?

Shinah Beryll: Ezekiel Mutua where are you ?

Grey mwamu: No station should play this!?

Rono Kipkorir: This is madness. Total, utter madness. This song paints a grim picture of a Kenyan society rotten to the core. From mega corruption, stealing elections, economic oppression, daylight muggings, senseless murders and suicides, criminals and gangs ruling the streets, road accidents caused by lack of discipline on the road, and what have you. Something is wrong with our generation.?

Eric Langat: This is very insensitive and shameful.?

Duncan Chege: Everyone just report this video?

Mbula kiliso: I find this very disturbing?

Tesh mumbua: This video is very disturbing, so young men are now on a mission to kill. This idiots should be arrested?


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