Assault On Police Officer: IGP orders arrest, prosecution of Seun Kuti


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 for assaulting a police officer.

Recall that the singer was captured on camera, slapping a police officer on Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos.

However, defending his action, Seun Kuti accused the officer of trying to kill his family.

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Reacting to the viral video in a statement signed by the Force Public Relations officer, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi, the IGP ordered a full investigation into the incident.


The statement read: “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 hideous crimes will be surely brought to book.”


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