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Seun Kuti released on bail



Seun Kuti, an afrobeat musician, was taken into custody by the State Criminal Investigation Department in Panti, Lagos, but was freed on bail on Tuesday night. His counsel, Adeyinka Olumide-Fusika, SAN, verified the situation in a telephone conversation with our correspondent on Tuesday night. Yes, seun Kuti was just freed, he said.

The Afrobeat musician’s extension of his remand in police custody expired today (Tuesday), according to a previous report. Court records obtained showed that the Chief Magistrate, Adeola Olatunbosun, extended Kuti’s remand until Tuesday, May 23.

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According to the document, a Sabo-Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State granted the police’s request for an extension of Seun Kuti’s detention until Tuesday (today) so that they could complete their investigation and seek the opinion of the Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecutions. The police had informed the court that the first two-day extension of remand was insufficient for them to complete their investigation.

The magistrate responded to the police’s request by saying, “I will grant the extension. “Matter adjourned to May 23, 2023, for DPP’s advice,” the document, which our correspondent exclusively obtained on Monday, stated. The PUNCH was informed by the musician’s legal representative, Adeyinka Olumide-Fusika, SAN, that Seun Kuti’s bail requirements had been satisfied last Thursday.

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