Street sensation, Habib Okikiola a.k.a portable has reported himself for interrogation and examination, as ordered by the Ogun state police command.
The police command had invited the singer over for questioning concerning a viral video where he was seen ordering a group of men to beat up a man simply identified as D.J Chicken.
A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the artist reported at Eleweran at about 5 pm with his father and manager and 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 meted to the boy.
“The police wishes to inform the general public that the hip-hop artist Habib Okikiola a.k.a portable who was requested to report himself at the nearest police station over a viral video where he was seen ordering a group of boys to beat up one boy simply identified as D.J Chicken has reported at the command’s headquarters Eleweran on Wednesday 29th of June 2022,” a statement by the command’s spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, read.
“However, since the offense committed is a bailable one, and coupled 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 who promised to produce him anytime he is needed,” Abimbola added.
The victim has also been invited by the police to state his own side of the story to enable the command complete her investigation on time, the spokesperson said.