The Police service Commission (PSC) has expressed concern about the actions of Seun Kuti, the son of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti.
In a viral video, a musician wearing a red shirt over white pants is seen hitting an officer standing near a police van.
“You dey mad?” he asked again in pidgin while hitting the cop.
In a statement issued on Sunday, PSC Chairperson Solomon Arase stated that no of the offense, no one has the right to assault a police officer on official duty.
According to PSC spokesman Ikechukwu Ani, Arase scowled at the younger Kuti’s bravado in slapping the cop.
“As civilized people, we must investigate established channels of complaint against alleged infractions by law enforcement officials.”
rather than this heinous act of damaging the country’s authority emblem. “We look forward to Kuti’s swift prosecution as a deterrent to others,” he was quoted as adding.
According to the Dailytrust, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, ordered Kuti’s detention after he was caught beating a police officer on duty.
The rapper responded to the news on Instagram, saying the cop tried to kill him and his family.
He further said that the officer apologized and that he had forgiven him.
“He tried to kill me and my family,” Kuti added. I have proof, but I’m not looking for clout. He has apologized, and I have agreed not to file charges against him. make una”Mind your own business and don’t let the poor guy lose his job.
Regarding the arrest warrant, the artist stated that he welcomed the probe.
“I welcome the investigation and will fully cooperate!” “I also pray to the IG that whoever is wrong is charged,” he stated.
The news came only weeks after pop sensation Habeeb Okikiola, nicknamed Portable, was detained for harassing police officers.
Portable was detained at Ogun State Police Headquarters before being arraigned at a magistrate’s court in Ifo Local Government Area and confined to Ilaro Prison pending the fulfillment of his bail condition.
The musician was only imprisoned for a few hours before being freed.