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Police Promised Witness Protection For Anyone Who Witnessed The Assault On Officer By Seun Kuti


Anyone who saw Afrobeat musician Seun Kuti abuse a police officer as seen in a popular video is being asked by the Lagos State Police Command to come forward.

This was announced on Tuesday by SP Benjamin Hundeyin, a spokesman for the state police command, in a post on his verified Twitter account.

Police would provide witnesses with safety, according to Hundeyin.

“If you are the man in this video or you know him or any other witness of the assault referenced in the video, kindly send me a DM. Witness protection guaranteed. We do appreciate your civic-mindedness.”

It was earlier reported that the Chief Magistrate Court in Yaba, Lagos had granted bail to Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti.

The court also ordered the Nigerian police to finish their investigation into the alleged assault of a policeman in 48 hours and allow Kuti to go home.

“The court grants police 48 hours to complete ‘their investigations’ after which Kuti can be left to go home on bail.