JUST IN: Court remands Seun Kuti for additional four days


A Chief Magistrate’s Court, sitting in Sabo-Yaba, Lagos State, on Thursday, granted an application for an extension of remand of afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti, for extra four days.

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The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Adeola Olatubosun, extended Kuti’s remand until May 22, following an application moved by police legal team, led by Mr Simon Lough (SAN).

According to him, the extension is to allow further investigation into the case.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Kuti is charged with assaulting a police officer.

He allegedly committed the offence on May 13 on the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos State.