Nigerian dancehall star, Burna Boy was arrested on Friday, Almost a month after he was declared wanted by the Nigerian Police, and was charged to Court on Monday, 18th of December where he was granted bail by the presiding magistrate Mrs B.O Osunsanmi of the Ikeja Magistrate court.
Burna Boy was arrested because of his involvement in Mr 2Kay’s attack and robbery which happened on the 22nd of October at Eko Hotel and Suites.
Burna Boy pleaded not guilty to a two counts charge of accessory to armed robbery and conspiracy. This was meet by protests from the lawyers representing Eko Hotel and Mr. 2Kay’s label Grafton Entertainment,but in-spite of that he was granted bail of 100,000 Naira with two responsible sureties while the case was adjourned to 29th of December.
Inspector Nwagwu Peter who led the prosecution did not disagree with the decision to grant bail, stating that Burna Boy did not disclose to security operatives what he knew about the armed robbery which took place on the 22nd of October during investigation.