Seun Kuti’s lawyer, Olumide-Fusika speaks on arrest, detention Monday

Ogunsakin Mustapha
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Seun Kuti in handcuffs

As Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti who allegedly slapped a policeman on Third Mainland Bridge on Sunday turned himself over to the police on Monday morning, his lawyer, Adeyinka Olumide-Fusuka SAN is to address the media this afternoon over the issue.

Already, Seun Kuti is being detained by the Lagos State police command after he turned himself in to the State Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohunwa on Monday morning at the state headquarters, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos.

Olumide-Fusika in a telephone conversation with Gavel International on Monday afternoon promised to address the media in his at Alausa, Ikeja on the case.

Kuti’s detention was also made known in a post shared by the Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, on his Twitter page on Monday.

Seun Kuti’s picture as displayed by police

He said “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”.

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