The police in Lagos state have secured an order from a Sabo-Yaba Chief Magistrate Court in Lagos State to remand afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti, for additional four days. The police had approached the Chief Magistrate, Mrs Adeola Olatubosun, for an extension of the remand order till May 22. The head of the Chambers of the Nigeria Police, DCP Simon Lough (SAN) within the utility filed earlier than the court docket stated the extension is required to permit additional investigation into the case. Seun is presently standing trial after a video of him slapping and pushing a police officer on Third mainland bridge surfaced on-line on May 13. The police charged him with slapping an inspector after driving dangerously on the bridge and intentionally blocking a transferring police car. Kuti was first arraigned on Tuesday, May 16, throughout which the police secured an order to detain him for 48 hours. The Justice of the Peace, nonetheless, held that he must be admitted to bail within the sum of 1 million Naira with two sureties in like sum, on the finish of the 48-hour remand. She stated that one of many sureties should be a landlord inside the jurisdiction of the court docket. She had adjourned the case till May 22 for point out and directed the prosecutor to duplicate the case file and ahead a duplicate to the state director of public prosecutions for recommendation.The submit Court remands Seun Kuti for four additional days appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.
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