Controversial Nigerian singer, Portable has finally been arrested by The Ogun State police command.
The arrest is coming days after the singer refused to honour the police invitation.
Recall that on Tuesday, videos of the street artist raining curses and rough-handling some men of the Nigeria police surfaced on the internet.
Speaking on the development, the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed that the singer has been arrested and currently cooling his feet at the state headquarters of the police in Eleweran, Abeokuta.
Mr Oyeyemi said the Zazu crooner was arrested after refusing five invitations.
Jaratunes learnt that the singer will remain in police custody till Monday when he will be charged in court.
Portable to face prosecution over unruly behavior to OGUN state police
Jaratunes reported on Thursday that Portable had gotten himself into more trouble as a result of his altercation with OGUN state police.
In a viral video shared on Tuesday, Portable could be seen creating a scene as he demanded an explanation for the officers’ presence, with the operatives notifying him that a petition was filed against him.
The spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force, CSO, Olumuyiwa Adejobi while reacting to the viral video of Portable cussing police officers, diaf he is likely to face persecution.
The CSP explained that some Police officers had stormed his bar to arrest him following his refusal to go honour previous invitations.
The police command while speaking to Linda Ikeji blog, said several invitations were sent to the controversial singer which he ignored, hence the arrest but the singer resisted it and created a scene at his bar.
The police force said the artist exhibited irrational behaviour and hurled insults at police officers carrying out their legal duty.
According to him, the action is criminal and punishable by the criminal laws of Nigeria.