Singer Harry Okiri, popularly known as Harrysong, has been arrested by the Police in Lagos on Tuesday, for alleged defamation of character and threat to life.
In a post on his Instagram page on Tuesday, Harrysong said that he was arrested when he landed in the state.
The post read, “I got arrested as I landed in Lagos. My phone has been seized and they won’t allow me to communicate with my people.”
Confirming the arrest, Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said the artiste was arrested at the Lagos Airport.
According to SP Hundeyin, Harrysong was arrested over a petition filed against him by his producer, Soso Soberekon for alleged defamation of character and threat to life.
“Investigation is still ongoing. He is still writing his statement. Before the end of the day, I will be able to tell if he will be granted bail and what his bail conditions are,”. He said
Soso was his best man at his wedding in 2021 in Warri, Delta state.
Writing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade; Editing by Julian Osamoto & Adeniyi Bakare