Habeeb Okikiola, known professionally Portable, a controversial singer, has been interrogated by the Ogun state police for allegedly instigating an assault on a citizen who is said to be a disc jockey.
In a statement signed by Abimbola Oyeyemi, the spokesperson of the police in Ogun, on Thursday, the command said Portable was invited and interrogated over allegations that he instigated an assault dealt on one DJ Chicken.
Oyeyemi said the singer was questioned after he reported to the police station on Wednesday.
Portable was said to have recorded a video where he was seen ordering a group of boys to beat up the victim.
“[Portable] has reported at the command’s headquarters in Eleweran on Wednesday 29th of June 2022,” Oyeyemi said.
“The artist reported at Eleweran at about 5 pm with his father and manager.
“He was immediately ordered to be taken to the public complain bureau office by the commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole, where he was interrogated about his role in the assault melted to the boy in the video.
“However, since the offence committed is a bailable one, and couple with the strike action embarked upon by the civil servants in the state which also affected our courts, the suspect was released to a reliable surety.
“[They] promised to produce him anytime he is needed.
“Meanwhile, the assaulted victim has also been invited to come and state his own side of the story to enable the command complete her investigation on time.”