‘Celebrities with no sense’ – Delta State Police Spokesman Responds To Paul Okoye
Paul Okoye expressed outrage at Ice Prince’s Arrest
By Omotayo Olutekunbi
The Delta State Police Command’s spokesman, Edafe Bright, has retaliated against Nigerian music icon Paul Okoye.
Okoye from PSquare has expressed outrage at Ice Prince’s arrest.
On Sunday, September 4, 2022, the musician remarked in a post-broadcast on his Instagram Stories that he would think a police officer was a kidnapper if the officer got into his car and told him to leave.
“The only reason a police officer will stop you and enter your car is just because they are looking for an avenue to negotiate for a crime you did not commit,” he wrote.
“As long as a policeman enters my car and tells me to drive, he’s a criminal or kidnapper.”
In his response to the post, Edafe compared Okoye to a group of senseless celebrities.
“Celebrities with no sense,” he tweeted.
Days had passed since Ice Prince was taken into custody on suspicion of assaulting a police officer before Okoye’s post.
Benjamin Hundeyin, the spokesperson for the Lagos State Police Command, said in a statement that the musician kidnapped and threatened to throw one officer into the river after he was pulled over for driving without a license.
“At 3 am today, @Iceprincezamani was stopped for driving without license plates. He agreed to be taken to the station. He, thereafter, abducted the police officer in his car, assaulted him and threatened to throw him in the river. He has been arrested and would be arraigned today,” he tweeted.
After being charged, the musician was detained in custody at the Ikoyi Prison until his bail requirements were fulfilled.
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