Breaking: Seun Kuti granted bail amid strict terms.

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 The Nigeria Police Force, Lagos State command has asked the court for a remand order to detain Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti, for 21 days after it earlier secretly arraigned him at the Yaba Magistrate Court without notifying his lawyers. According to Sahara Reporters, it was learned that the police prosecutors claimed at the Magistrate Court that the assaulted policeman was in a coma, and was receiving treatment at a hospital.
A witness that spoke with Sahara Reporters  said, “The Chief Magistrate Mrs, Adeola Olatunbosun Magistrate Court Yaba took statement from the Nigerian police applying to detain Seun Kuti for 21 days, claiming the policeman he allegedly assaulted is in a coma at an undisclosed hospital.”
 “However, Kuti’s lawyer, Adeyinka Olumide-Fusika countered that the police already stated publicly that the police officer trailed and went to Seun’s house and accepted N12,000 to repair his car. It also emerged that the DCP in Panti had gone to meet the Magistrate earlier before secretly moving Seun to the court without notifying his lawyer.”
 Meanwhile, according to an information released by Mr Omoyele Sowore on his Facebook page, “Seun Anikulapo Kuti has been granted bail but the judge said he must remain in detention for 48 hours more for police to complete investigation ” Seun Kuti who was earlier arrest for assault of a Nigeria Police Officer.
Seun Kuti was arrested on Monday, May 15, 2023, for allegedly assaulting a police officer. The incident occurred on the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos, Nigeria, and was captured on video.

In the video, Kuti can be seen shouting at the police officer and then pushing him. He then appears to slap the officer in the face. The officer does not retaliate, and Kuti eventually walks away.

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, ordered Seun Kuti’s arrest after the video went viral. Order Seun Kuti to arrest or turned himself in to the police on Monday morning and was taken into custody.

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