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Seun Kuti Returns To Court September 27th On Assault Charge Case

The hearing for the assault case involving Afrobeat artist Seun Kuti has been deferred and rescheduled for September 27 due to the absence of Chief Magistrate Adeola Olatunbosun. The original schedule for the case was on Monday, September 4, at the Magistrate Court in Yaba, Lagos state. The adjournment of the hearing is in line with standard legal procedures and is meant to ensure a fair and just trial. We await the outcome of the proceedings with keen interest.

Seun Kuti Returns To Court September 27Th On Assault Charge Case, Yours Truly, News, April 20, 2024

To refresh your memory, Seun was taken into custody after the directive of the former Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, on May 13. The reason for his arrest was his assault on a uniformed police officer on the Third Mainland Bridge a few months ago, which was caught on camera and circulated widely on social media.

Seun Kuti Returns To Court September 27Th On Assault Charge Case, Yours Truly, News, April 20, 2024

On May 15, the singer turned himself in to the authorities and was arrested. He alleged that the police officer had made an attempt on his life but opted not to pursue legal action. He was then detained, handcuffed, and transported to the state CID in Panti, Yaba, for further investigation. However, he was released on May 23 after satisfying his bail requirements. Later, he faced charges in court for assaulting a police officer, violating Section 356 of the Nigerian Criminal Code Act.

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