Court dismisses police application to arraign Seun Kuti

Written by on May 24, 2023

Chief Magistrate, Adeola Olatunbosun of the Yaba Magistrate court has foiled attempts by the police to arraign Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti.

The Chief Magistrate who ruled in favour of the defense counsel, led by Femi Falana SAN, requested the advice of the Director of Public Prosecutions, on the legal right of the police to prosecute the singer having conducted the investigation.

The Afro beat singer, Seun Kuti who was arrested on the 15th of May and spent eight days in police custody was released on bail on Tuesday evening.

Kuti arrested for assaulting a police officer will appear before the Magistrate on Wednesday for continuation of the case in court.

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