UPDATE: Police grills Burna Boy’s father over robbery allegations

Following the robbery allegations against music act, Burna Boy and the announcement by the Lagos State Police Command that the singer should avail himself for questions, the operatives Command yesterday, Tuesday, November 21, 2017, quizzed one Samuel Ogulu, the father of popular musician over the alleged refusal of his son to honour police invitation.

According to reports, Samuel Ogulu was interrogated for several hours by the Investigating Police Officer (IPO) and that at the end he was directed to produce his son who is currently on the run.

Recall that Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy is presently on the police wanted list for his alleged involvement in the attack on David Abiye alias Mr. 2Kay.

Mr. 2Kay was attacked by four armed men inside in his room, at Eko Hotels, Victoria Island on October 22, 2017. During the attack, the robbery gang made away with 2Kay’s property worth over N13 million.

Meanwhile, the management team of Burna Boy, Spaceship Entertainment, took to social media to announce that the music star was never declared wanted by the police.

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According to the talent managers, the singer was never declared wanted by the Nigerian Police as he had already honored the invitation served on him on Monday, November 20th, 2017.

In a direct response to the claims, the Police Command made a public announcement that the musician is still on the run contrary to the claims by his team.

Commenting on the incident, Lagos State Police boss, Imohimi Edgal said: “The command would also like to inform the public that only Burna Boy’s father, one Samuel Ogulu visited the Investigating Police Officer (IPO) in-charge of the case with the promise to bring Burna Boy before the police.

“The Command however uses this medium to urge Burna Boy’s father and relatives to do right by bringing the musician and turning him in to the police before the long arm of the law catches up with him. The command assures that justice will be done.”

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