Nigerian hip-hop recording artist, Ice Prince Zamani has lastly damaged his silence following his launch from jail.
The singer had been arrested for abduction and assaulting a Police officer on Friday, September 2.
This was made recognized by Benjamin Hundeyin, a Nigerian police superintendent and the incumbent Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Police Command.
Taking to his Twitter platform, Hundeyin revealed how and when the veteran rapper was arrested.
He wrote: “At 3am at present,
was stopped for driving with out license plates. He agreed to be taken to the station. He, thereafter, kidnapped the police officer in his automobile, assaulted him and threatened to throw him within the river. He has been arrested and could be arraigned at present.
Rapper Ice Prince arrested for driving with out license plate and abducting a police officer. He could be arraigned at present.”
The rapper was arraigned to a Justice of the Peace court docket and remanded in jail.
A Justice of the Peace court docket sitting within the Ajah space of Lagos had ordered his remand on the Ikoyi Correctional Centre for allegedly assaulting a police officer.
The ‘Oleku’ crooner was arraigned earlier than the court docket by the Lagos State Police Command on Friday on a three-count cost of assault, obstructing a policeman from finishing up his statutory duties and abduction.
When the counts have been learn to him, the defendant pleaded not responsible. Justice of the Peace Taiwo Oyaniyi subsequently granted him bail within the sum of N500,000. He was additionally to furnish the court docket with 2 accountable sureties.
Pending when he meets the bail circumstances, the Justice of the Peace ordered his remand and adjourned additional proceedings within the case until September 7.
In an replace to it was reported that Ice Prince had been granted bail.
His lawyer, Folarin Dalmeida stated Ice Prince was launched from the Nigerian correctional centre in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Thursday.
“His bail circumstances have been met, and he was launched yesterday (Thursday),” he stated.
Justice of the Peace T.F. Oyeniyi of Ajah Justice of the Peace Courtroom 1 had set bail circumstances for the rapper at N500,000 with two sureties in like sum.
His trial was stalled on Wednesday following the absence of the prosecution witnesses.
Throughout proceedings on the final sitting of the court docket, counsel to Ice Prince, Dalmeida, didn’t make any remark or reference to the absence of the prosecution.
Talking out for the primary time, Ice Prince took to his Twitter web page to jot down on the significance of freedom.
In line with him, freedom is priceless.
“Freedom is priceless”.