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Police release Seun Kuti

Afrobeat Star Seun Kuti. Photo: Lagos Police Command/Twitter

Popular Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti has been released from police custody.

Confirming his release, Seun’s lawyer, Adeyinka Olumide (SAN), told Journalists that he was released on Tuesday evening after fulfilling his bail condition.

Shortly after he was set free, a rights activist and politician, Omoyele Sowore celebrated Kuti on twitter with a video showing the artiste hugging some fans in Lagos.

Seun Kuti, the son of late Afrobeat legend, Fela Kuti, was arrested earlier this month for allegedly assaulting a police officer.

Writing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade; Editing by Tony Okerafor