We’ll Not Beat Seun Kuti In Our Custody – Police

“We are committed to conducting a full and transparent investigation,” stated SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the Police Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Police Command, in response to recent events involving Afrobeat musician Seun Kuti.

Following Kuti’s voluntary surrender on Monday, after a video of him assaulting a police officer went viral, Hundeyin clarified that Kuti had not been subjected to any physical harm and would not be mistreated while in police custody.

Addressing the concerns raised by some individuals, Hundeyin took to Twitter to reassure the public, stating, “Contrary to some people’s emotion-laden expectations, we are smart enough not to torture him.”

He emphasized the police’s commitment to upholding the integrity of their case against Kuti, affirming, “Not a finger has been laid on him nor will be laid on him.”

The Lagos State Police Command intends to handle the matter with utmost professionalism and fairness. They have pledged to carry out a comprehensive investigation into the incident involving Seun Kuti, ensuring that the process remains transparent and that justice is served.

By emphasizing their intention to refrain from any form of physical mistreatment, the police aim to allay concerns and demonstrate their commitment to a lawful and just resolution.

As the investigation unfolds, the public will be eagerly anticipating updates on the case, hoping that the truth will prevail and that any necessary legal actions will be taken accordingly.

The assurance from SP Hundeyin seeks to dispel speculations and reassure both the supporters of Seun Kuti and the general public that the Lagos State Police Command will act in accordance with the law, respecting the rights of all individuals involved in the incident.

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