DJ Simbarashe “Godfatha Templeman” Maphosa (40) who has been languishing in remand prison after he was apprehended for kidnapping a 16-year-old girl and will re-appear in court this Friday.

Maphosa was advised to apply for bail when he first appeared before Harare magistrate, Tilda Mazhande on April 13 before he was remanded in custody.

It is reported that DJ Templeman — who co-hosts the Dancehall Remedy show on Star FM on Thursdays — kidnapped the teenager for three days without the knowledge of her parents.

The incident occurred in Beitbridge between March 29 and 31 this year, DJ Templeman unlawfully detained Chido Faith Nyaguwa and allegedly deprived her freedom.

Maphosa took the complainant to Beitbridge without the knowledge of her parents and he spent three days and three nights with her.

It is alleged that the DJ exposed the complainant to situations where she would consume drugs and liquor.

Linda Gadzikwa appeared for the State.