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Burna Boy Arrested, To Spend Weekend In Police Custody

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Burna Boy Arrested, To Spend Weekend In Police Custody

 

Nigerian dance hall music act, Damini Ogulu better known as Burna Boy was last night detained in Police custody following his honouring of an invitation from the Police Commissioner, Edgar Imohimi.

Recall that Burna Boy was about a month ago declared wanted by the Police authorities following discovery that he was involved in the robbery and battery incident against fellow musician, Mr 2Kay.

BlackBox Nigeria gathered that Burna Boy finally honoured the invitation yesterday and was subsequently arrested and detained according to Police representatives.

In a short statement by the new Lagos Police Command Public Relations Officer, SP Chike Otti, Burna Boy reported to the Command around 5Pm on Friday after which he was grilled and detained to be arraigned on Monday.

The pop musician, Damini Ogulu, a.k.a Burna boy, who was sought for in connection with the robbery attack on another popular musician, Mr. 2kay at Eko Hotel early last month,reported to the police today 15/12/2017 at about 1700 hours. He was subsequently arrested, interrogated and detained and would have his day in court on Monday 18/12/2017,” the statement read.

Burna Boy had weeks ago revealed that he had engagements outside the country and would be visiting the Police when he returned.

Already some fans of the ‘Soke’ singer have begun calling for his release with the harshtag #FreeBurna gradually gathering momentum online.

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