The Lagos state police command has arraigned afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti, before magistrate Adeola Olatunbosun of a magistrate’s court sitting in Yaba, Lagos state.
The police prosecutor, Adebese, prayed the court to remand the defendant for 21 days pending legal advice from the directorate of public prosecutions, but his counsel led by Femi Falana, SAN, begged the court grant his client bail.
In her ruling magistrate Adeola Olatunbosun said that she would not rely on police investigation hence she remanded the defendant for 48 hours in police custody.
She stated that after 48 hours, the defendant will be granted bail in the sum of n1m with two responsible sureties, a three years tax payment receipt that is verifiable; one of the sureties must have a landed property within the court jurisdiction.”
She adjourned the case till may 23, 2023, for mention.