Recall that males of the state police command swooped in on the ‘Zazu’ singer on Friday, March 31, 2023, after the expiration of the 72 hour-ultimatum given to him to honour the police invitation.
The police mentioned Transportable would stay in its custody until when investigation is concluded and he is charged in court docket for assault.
This adopted his earlier encounter with some cops who stormed his Odogwu Bar in Ogun State to impact his arrest.
Transportable was captured in a now-viral video, warding off the officers and raining curses on them for daring to return to his recreation centre.
The police drive had described the singer’s behaviour as irrational whereas additionally accusing him of hurling insults at cops who had been finishing up their authorized responsibility.
Briefing journalists on his arrest, the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Abimbola Oyeyemi, mentioned, “It isn’t potential for any person to develop into larger than the legislation. All people, we’re all equal earlier than the legislation and the legislation takes care of anyone who runs foul in opposition to it.
“As you possibly can see, Transportable has been arrested. There’s a petition in opposition to him from a Nigerian who has a studio and this man (Transportable) went to the studio of this man and destroyed the studio and he nonetheless ordered his boys to beat up the studio proprietor. He was crushed black and blue and that was the idea of the petition within the first occasion.
“Primarily based on that, invitation letter was despatched to him, not as soon as, not twice, not 3 times, however he refused to honour the invitation. When he refused to honour the invitation, cops had been despatched to impact his arrest and on getting there, he assaulted the officers. However immediately he has been arrested, he’s with us.
“Investigation has commenced and as quickly as we conclude our investigation, he’s going to be charged to court docket any second from now.
“That you’re an artiste otherwise you a star doesn’t make you to be above the legislation. No one is above the legislation, the legislation is not any respecter of anyone. In case you are an artist, if you’re a celeb or a star of any form, it’s essential to function inside the ambit of the legislation and the legislation will shield you, however if you take impunity as one of many traits of being a celeb, you’ll have the legislation enforcement company to take care of.”
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