Court Adjourns Seun Kuti’s Trial Till Wednesday
Magistrate Adeola Olatubosun of a Magistrate’s Court sitting in Yaba, Lagos State, has adjourned the trial of Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti, to Wednesday, May 24, 2023.
The trial, which was slated for Tuesday, May 23, for mention, was reportedly adjourned as a result of the judge’s absence from the Court.
The defendant was charged with assault on a Police Officer, an offense contrary to Section 356 of the Criminal Code Act of Nigeria, after he was seen in a video recording slapping and shoving a Policeman on Third Mainland Bridge on May 13, 2023.
It would be recalled that Seun turned himself in at the Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja after the Inspector-General of Police ordered his arrest. He was transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, and remanded in Police custody as the investigation continues.
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