Assault: Court Grants Seun Kuti Bail

The musician was captured in a viral video slapping a police officer.

A Magistrate’s Court in the Yaba area of Lagos State on Tuesday granted bail to embattled Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti.

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Kuti is expected to meet his bail conditions within 48 hours, his lawyer, Adeyinka Olumide-Fusika (SAN); as well as police spokesman in the state, Benjamin Hundeyin both told Channels Television in separate interviews.

The Lagos State Police Command had taken Seun to court to secure a 21-day remand order but the court granted the singer bail.

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Upon completion of an investigation, the police should hand over the case to the Directorate of Public Prosecutions, his lawyer added.

The musician spent the night with the police at the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Panti, Yaba on Monday after he turned himself in to the police following an order for his arrest by the Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba.

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