Portable to face prosecution – Police

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The Nigeria Police Force has said that controversial musician, Habeeb Okikiola aka Portable could be prosecuted for unruly behaviour after clashing with police officers as captured in a recent viral video.

Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi disclosed this in a Wednesday statement.

“The Nigeria Police Force has condemned the actions of one Habeeb Okikiola popularly known by his stage name Portable, in a viral video, where he was seen exhibiting irrational behavior and hurling insults at Police Officers carrying out their legal duty, an action which is criminal and punishable by the criminal laws of Nigeria.

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“The action of the singer in the video was unruly and conduct likely to cause a breach of peace and incitement of violence against the officers who were detailed to execute a warrant of arrest on him for series of allegations of criminal acts leveled against Mr Portable,” the statement read in part.

The police said it would take all necessary steps to investigate his actions and ensure that he is prosecuted for any criminal activity he may have committed depending on the severity of the offence.

The police said it will not condone any unruly act, assault or attack on its officers who are on lawful duty.

“We need to respect our law enforcement agents who perpetually take the risk of maintaining law and order and fight crimes and criminality in our society,” the statement further read.

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