Nigerian street singer, Habeeb Okikiola popularly known as Portable has been left humbled following his detention at the Police headquarters in Elewaran, Abeokuta.
Kemi Filani reported that the “Odogwu Bitters’ ambassador was handed a 72-hour ultimatum by the Ogun State police command to report himself to the nearest police station after he was captured in a viral video rough-handling police officers.
Portable, as usual, failed to report himself to the nearest police station and was arrested by the police and detained at the State Police headquarters in Eleweran, Abeokuta.
In a new video making the rounds on the internet, Portable who has been left humbled, was seen trying to defend himself at the Police headquarters.
During questioning, Portable claimed that he didn’t know that the men who stormed his bar in the Sango Ota area to arrest him on Tuesday were police officers
“I didn’t know the people that came to my bar were police officers,” he said while standing in front of a police chief.
Portable arrested by Ogun State Police, to spend 72 hours in detention
Kemi Filani reported on Friday that Portable had finally been arrested by The Ogun State police command.
The arrest came 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.
Kemi Filani learnt that the singer will remain in police custody till Monday when he will be charged in court.