Just In: Seun Kuti Granted Bail As Court Refuses To Grant Police 21-Day Detention Order

The Chief Magistrate Court in Yaba, Lagos, has granted bail to Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti.

The court however declined to grant police 21-day detention order sought to continue with the investigation of Seun.

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.

“Kuti’s bail is with two sureties who must be with landed property in Lagos,” a witness said.

The Chief Magistrate also asked the police to remove themselves from prosecuting him.

She directed that the case file should be duplicated and forwarded to the Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecutions for prosecution.

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