Assault: Police confirms Seun Kuti’s arrest
The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti.
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed Seun Kuti’s arrest in a Twitter post on Monday morning.
According to Hundeyin, Kuti turned himself in at the Command Headquarters in Ikeja on Monday in company of his lawyer and family representative.
Hundeyin wrote: “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.”
The Inspector General of Police had ordered Kuti’s arrest after a viral video of him assaulting a police officer was released.