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IGP Orders Arrest Of Seun Kuti For Slapping A Police Officer



IGP Orders Arrest Of Seun Kuti For Slapping a Police Officer

IGP Usman Alkali Baba has directed the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Idowu Owohunwa, to arrest Afrobeat singer Seun Kuti for attacking a police officer on the 3rd Mainland Bridge in Lagos.

The order was issued in response to a viral video in which Seun Kuti was seen pushing and slapping a police officer whose identity was unknown at the time of writing this story.

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In the video, the policeman maintained calm throughout, without uttering a word, as Kuti slapped him and at the same time shouted ‘ You dey craze? You dey mad?

Announcing the order for his arrest in a statement issued this night.

The Force Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said

” The IGP has equally ordered a speedy and full investigation into the remote and immediate cause(s) of the assault and prosecution of the suspect accordingly.

“IGP Usman Alkali Baba assures Nigerians that acts of contempt/disdain for symbols of authority will not be tolerated. While offenders of such crimes will be surely brought to book”.

However , iexclusivenews reports that a statement attributed to the Arrobeat singer , claimed the policeman allegedly attempted to kill the former and members of his family.

But there was no further explanation on the exact action of the policeman .