By Sofiyyah Abdur Rasak, Lagos
Popular actress, Funke Akindele has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command, The Gazelle News.com reports.
Her arrest was confirmed on Sunday, 5 April, 2020 by the state police command through a statement signed by the command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Bala Elkana, a Deputy Superintendent of Police.
According to the statement, the actress was arrested for violating the restriction order of the state government.
The police stated that she was at an estate along Ajah in Ibeju Lekki celebrating a birthday party organised by Funke Akindele and her husband.
Funke Akindele was arrested while Azeez Fashola a.k.a Naira Marley and Abdul Rasheed Bello alias JJC Skills have been advised to report themselves or risk being declared wanted.
Below is the full statement by the state police command:
Attention of Lagos State Police Command was drawn to a viral video showing a large number of persons mainly in the entertainment industry in an Estate, along Ajah, Ibeju-Lekki axis, Lagos celebrating a birthday party organised by Funke Akindele Bello and her husband. Police detectives from the State CID Yaba were promptly drafted to the location. Funke Akindele was arrested. Investigation is ongoing, efforts are intensified to arrest the remaining persons in the video, among whom are Azeez Fashola a.k.a Naira Marley and Abdul Rasheed Bello a.k.a. JJC Skillz. They are in their best interests urged to report at the State CID Yaba on Monday 6th April, 2020 or risk being declared wanted.
DSP Bala Elkana
Police Public Relations Officer,
Lagos State Command.
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