Award winning singer, Damini Ogulu better known as Burna Boy has been declared a fugitive by the Lagos State Police command.
Kemi Filani news reported that Burna Boy was under hot waters as his security team took laws into their hands by shooting two men at the club for confronting the singer.
The Lagos State Police Commissioner’s Special Squad had detained five policemen attached to the singer for attempted murder.
The security escorts had shot two men identified as Irebami Lawrence and one Tolu at Cubana Chief Priest’s club, Club Cubana on Victoria Island, Lagos on Wednesday, June 8.
Punch reports that a preliminary report by the Bar Beach Police Division stated that trouble started when the singer and five police escorts visited the nightclub around 4am on June 8. About four policemen waited outside while one of the policemen, identified as Inspector Ibrahim, who was in mufti, accompanied the Grammy Award winning artiste into the club.
The publication stated that multiple witness said the singer was in the VIP section with three women when he spotted another woman. He was reported to have told Ibrahim to invite the woman to join him. Unknown to him, the lady was with her husband who got angry and accused the singer of making advances on his wife while he was with her.
After some minutes, Burna Boy allegedly made fresh advances at the woman‘s. This infuriated her husband further and his friends who had gathered at the club.
“As things were getting heated, Ibrahim brought out his service pistol and shot multiple times while Burna Boy was laughing”, said a senior policeman.
In the process, 27 year old Lawrence was shot in the thigh while his friend, Tolu was hit in the head by a bullet. This caused a commotion in the club.
It was learnt that Burna Boy and his crew then drove off to one of his properties at the Elegushi end of the Lekki-Epe expressway before leaving for Lekki Phase 1.
A friend of one of the victims said they came into Nigeria from the UK and US for a wedding, before the unfortunate incident happened. Burna Boy is yet to make any statement regarding this allegation.
Confirming the incident, the spokesman for the Lagos State Police command, Benjamin Hundeyin, said the focus of the investigation was the policemen. Hundeyin said that the police had not received complaint from any victim.
In a new update, the singer has been declared a fugitive by the Nigerian police.
The police command stated that the singer has become a fugitive and he is under criminal investigation.
The singer has been told to turn himself in as he has no hiding place.
The police have already alerted INTERPOL to track his movement.