- Popular singer Seun Kuti has finally been arrested by the police after he assaulted an officer in Lagos
- According to the state public relations officer, Seun Kuti turned himself in at the Lagos command on Monday morning
- The news of the singer’s arrest has stirred reactions on social media as the police confirmed investigations are ongoing
Nigerian singer Seun Kuti has been arrested for assaulting a police officer in Lagos.
Recall that Hotnewsdrop.com reported how Seun made headlines over the weekend after a video of him slapping an officer when viral
The Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, Ben Hudeyin, in a tweet, confirmed the singer turned himself in at the state headquarters on Monday morning, May 15 with his lawyer and family representative.
Hundeyin added that Seun has been arrested.
See his tweet below:
SERIOUS ASSAULT ON POLICE OFFICER: SEUN KUTI TURNS SELF IN
“Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti, in the early hours of today turned himself in at the Lagos State Police Command Headquarters, Ikeja, in company of his lawyer and family representative. He has been placed under arrest in line with the law. The Command appreciates the public for their concern and assures that the ongoing investigation will be detailed, transparent, professionally pursued; and justice will be manifestly served for all parties involved.”
Nigerians react to Seun Kuti’s arrest
Hotnewsdrop.com captured some of the reactions that have trailed the singer’s arrest. See some of the comments below:
“Like play like play this people arrest this man haaa. Anyway if we want a change in Nigeria, we also have to do wat is right. The change start from us. Police pls keep d same energy wen a police officer also assault a civilian ✌.”
“Person wey una go uncuff immediately after taking this pics #showoff#’
“YOU WAN FIGHT GOVERNMENT TRY ASK ZAZU HOW E BE , THEM GO PRAISE YOU AS YOU SLAP THE POLICE THEM GO LAUGH YOU AS THEM ARREST YOU ALSO .”
“NA WE GO PRAISE YOU AND IF THEM ARREST YOU NA WE GO STILL LAUGH YOU .”
Fela go bail am. No fear
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