Saturday 13 May 2023

JUST-IN: IGP Orders Arrest Of Singer Seun Kuti For Assaulting Policeman

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, CFR has ordered the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command to arrest Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti, who was captured on video assaulting a police officer in uniform.

In a statement issued on Sunday by Police PRO, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, it was disclosed that the IGP equally ordered a speedy and full investigation into the remote and immediate cause(s) of the assault and prosecution of the suspect accordingly.

The IGP further stated that acts of contempt/disdain for symbols of authority will not be tolerated while offenders will be brought to book.

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I’ll give my full cooperation’ – Seun Kuti reacts as police orders his arrest

Afrobeat artist, Seun Kuti has reacted to the order for his arrest by the Nigeria Police Force.

DAILY POST reported that the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, ordered the Lagos State Police Command to immediately arrest and prosecute the singer following his assault on a police operative in uniform in a viral video.

Reacting to the order via his Instastory on Saturday night, Kuti said he welcomed the investigation.

He wrote, “I welcome the investigation and will give my full cooperation! I also pray to the IG that whoever is wrong should be indicted.”

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