Seun Kuti. Photo: Archive/Radio Nigeria
Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti, has been arrested after a video surfaced of him allegedly assaulting a police officer.
Seun, the son of Afro beat legend, Fela on Monday surrendered himself to the Lagos State Police Command Headquarters in Ikeja and was arrested and detained. He was accompanied by his lawyer.
In a statement, the spokesperson for the police, by Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest, saying Seun had been detained in accordance with the law.
It assured the public that justice would be served as investigation into the incident would be carried out transparently and professionally.
On Sunday, the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba ordered the immediate arrest of Seun Kuti who was captured on video assaulting a Police officer.
Writing by Annabel Nwachukwu