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Seun Kuti opens up on arrest, detention for slapping police officer



Seun Kuti adds 'Special Marshall' to Instagram bio after detention
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Afrobeat singer Seun Kuti has reflected on his time in police custody following his arrest after a video of him slapping a police officer during an argument went viral online.

Recall that the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Usman Alkali Baba, had ordered Kuti’s arrest following his altercation with a police officer on the 3rd Mainland Bridge weeks ago.

The afro beat crooner was captured in a viral video assaulting a police operative on duty.

In the video making the rounds on the internet, Seun Kuti could be seen lambasting the policeman after slapping him.

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The musician who is presently on a tour of Europe took to social media to reflect on his time in police custody after he was arrested on May 15 when he turned himself in to the police.

In a post on his Instagram page on Friday, May 26, Seun Kuti poked fun at Nigerian politicians.

He stated that putting him on the hard floor in the midst of prisoners was way better for him than sitting in the “devils house with politicians.”

‘‘Dem put me for hard cold floor, in the midst of prisoners still better than sitting in the devil’s house with politicians.’’ Seun wrote on his official Instagram page.

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