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Seun Kuti granted bail

Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti has been released after meeting up with bail condition.
Kuti was granted bail and left of the hook Tuesday night, from the detention of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Lagos.
A senior police officer at SCIID confirmed that kuti was granted bail after meeting up with the bail condition.
A Sabo-Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos had last week Thursday granted an application by the police for an extension of remand of Seun Kuti until Tuesday (today), to enable the police to conclude their investigation, and for the advice of the Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecution.
The police had told the court that the two days remand extension that was earlier granted was not enough for it to conclude its investigation.
However, our correspondent gathered that police lawyers went to court on Thursday to get a remand extension .
Kuti is charged with assaulting a police officer during an altercation on Saturday, May 13, on the Third Mainland Bridge, in Lagos.
The police charged him with slapping an inspector after he drove dangerously on the bridge, and deliberately blocked a moving police vehicle.
Kuti was arraigned last Tuesday, during which the Chief Magistrate earlier ordered his remand for 48 hours, and held that the defendant be admitted to bail in the sum of N1 million with two sureties in like sum, at the end of the 48-hour remand.
Seun Kuti’s bail conditions met.
However, Kuti breat his freedom Tuesday night.

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