Suspicious Objects Discovered Throughout Search of Seun Kuti’s Residence – Police

Suspicious Objects Discovered Throughout Search of Seun Kuti’s Residence – Police

The police have introduced the invention of suspicious objects throughout a search performed on the residence of Seun Kuti, the son of the famend Afrobeat legend, Fela Kuti. Benjamin Hundeyin, the Police Public Relations Officer, made this assertion in response to criticism on social media.

Seun Osewa, the founding father of Nairaland, had accused the police of harassing Kuti’s household by conducting a radical search of their residence and confiscating his spouse’s telephone. Osewa expressed his disapproval on Twitter, stating, “The harassment of Seun Kuti’s household by ransacking their residence & seizing his spouse’s telephone is unsuitable. You’re making individuals who have been sympathetic to the police as a result of Seun Kuti’s conduct was despicable to recollect why they hated the police earlier than. That is unhealthy PR for the police.”

In response, Hundeyin defined, “In the course of the course of our investigation, we got here throughout sure suspicious objects that wanted to be additional examined to determine their validity or innocence past an affordable doubt. We subsequently obtained a search warrant from the court docket, which we duly executed. The investigation is ongoing.”

Hundeyin emphasised that the police should not restricted to investigating solely the preliminary crime, as legislation enforcement businesses worldwide typically come throughout extra offenses whereas investigating an preliminary one. He said, “No legislation restricts the police to investigating solely the preliminary crime. World over, Police Departments detect different crimes whereas investigating an preliminary crime. We’re duty-bound to analyze them in step with our mandate of detecting and investigating crimes.”

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Earlier stories highlighted that the Inspector-Common of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, had ordered the arrest of Seun Kuti following an incident wherein he assaulted a police operative. The musician voluntarily turned himself in to the police within the early hours of Monday, accompanied by his lawyer and a household consultant. He was subsequently arrested and brought to the State Legal Investigation Division (CID) in Panti.

Seun Kuti appeared earlier than Justice of the Peace Adeola Olatunbosun of a Justice of the Peace’s Courtroom within the Yaba space of Lagos State on Tuesday. Though he was granted bail, his lawyer, Adeyinka Olumide-Fusika (SAN), said that he should meet the bail situations inside 48 hours. Nevertheless, on Thursday, the court docket prolonged the remand by an extra 4 days.

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