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Afrobeat Singer, Seun Kuti Arrested Over Assault Video

Popular Afrobeats musician, Seun Kuti, on Monday, turned himself in to the Lagos state police following his assault of an officer.

He earlier visited the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohunwa regarding a assault video, according to SaharaReporters.

This is in line with a promise the son of music legend, Fela Kuti made that he would cooperate with the police.

Lagos Police PRO, Benjamin Hundeyin, in a statement, said Seun was placed under arrest after he arrived at the headquarters in Ikeja.

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.”

A video which trended online On Saturday evening, captured Seun slapping an officer on the road after what seemed to be an accident.

The artiste's car was bashed, so he approached the security personnel in an aggressive manner and questioned his mental state.

A source disclosed that Seun was accompanied by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Adeyinka Olumide-Fusika to the Commissioner's office.

The source said; “Seun Kuti and a senior lawyer, Olumide Fusika have gone to see the Commissioner of Police in Lagos, they're there now”.

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