The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Baba Alkali Has Ordered a Probe Into a shooting that took place in club Cubana with a location in Victoria island involving Police Escorts attached to a Musician, Damini Ogulu, Aka Burna Boy
Urban Express-News Online had reported how Police Escorts Attached To Burna Boy Allegedly Shoot at a Married man In Club Cubana somewhere in Victoria Island, in Lagos state
Confirming the developments in a statement, the Force Public Relations Officer, Csp Olumuyiwa Adejobi On Sunday said “The police personnel alleged and identified in the shooting incident at Club Cubana in Victoria Island, Lagos, on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, have been taken into custody and are being investigated for their involvement in the incident.
“The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, who describes the circumstances surrounding the incident as unbelievable, has however condemned, in the strongest terms, the unfortunate incident.
“Consequently, the IGP has directed the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Abiodun Alabi, to carry out a thorough investigation into the matter and forward his report as urgent as possible for further action.”
According to a preliminary report by the Bar Beach Police Division, trouble started when the singer and five police escorts visited the nightclub around 4 am 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.
After some minutes, Burna Boy reportedly made fresh advances at the woman. This infuriated her husband further and his friends who had gathered at the club.
It was gathered that a 27-year-old Lawrence who was with his wife was shot in the thigh while his friend, Tolu, was hit in the head by a bullet allegedly coming from Policemen Attached to Burna Boy. 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.
“Aware of what he had done, Burna Boy took the next flight out without even informing the policemen. He only made a video call to them to inform them that he had travelled to Spain.
All his police escorts have been arrested and are currently at the Command headquarters,” said a top source at the office of the Lagos State Commissioner of Police.