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Assault: Seun Kuti’s fans storm court, demand his immediate release

Supporters of Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti on Tuesday stormed the Magistrate Court sitting in Yaba, Lagos, to demand his release.

Recall that Kuti had assaulted a policeman on Third Mainland Bridge for allegedly endangering the life of the singer and that of his family.


He was subsequently arrested after turning himself in at the Force Headquarters in Ikeja, following the arrest order issued by the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba.

The singer had been in the custody of the police and was awaiting trial. However, his trial was postponed till Wednesday, May 24, 2023 due to the absence of the judge presiding the case.

Reacting to this, fans of the singer bearing placards stormed the court in droves, demanding his immediate release from police custody.




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