The Lagos State Police Command has arrested Adekunle Temitope, popularly often known as Small Doctor, for illegal possession of firearms and for allegedly threatening to shoot a police officer.
Edgal Imohimi, Lagos State Commissioner of Police, revealed this to the press on Monday whereas parading the musician together with three different individuals.
It was learnt that Small Doctor was arrested on allegations that he threatened a Police officer who was on site visitors obligation alongside Oshodi, Lagos.
“It was alleged that some unknown males, 4 of them, in an unregistered inexperienced SUV had introduced out a gun and threatened a policeman that if he doesn’t depart the highway, they’ll shoot him,” Imohimi mentioned.
“Believing that they had been armed robbers, I despatched out my males and luckily, with the DPO accountable for Shogunle division, they had been in a position to intercept them and the lads had been arrested and had been introduced right down to the headquarters for interrogation.
“It was then found that considered one of them is similar Adekunle Temitope, a.ok.a. ‘Small Doctor’. They had been arrested in possession of a practical rifle, cartridge and a few of their private belongings.”
According to the commissioner, ‘Small Doctor’ had earlier been concerned in an analogous offence and is at present beneath investigation for firing reside ammunition on the Agege stadium after a present on November 27.
He mentioned: “Adekunle Temitope, a.k.a. ‘Small Doctor’, was arrested and taken to the state CID for questioning. He was alleged to have fired a gun; the pellets from the gun injured four people who were rushed to the hospital.”
‘Small Doctor’ might be charged to courtroom for prosecution.