July 23, 2018

Burna Boy declared wanted by police on suspicion of masterminding Mr 2Kay’s Eko Hotel robbery

Burna Boy

Nigerian music act, Burna Boy has reportedly been invited by the officers of the Lagos State Police for his alleged involvement in Mr 2Kay’s Eko Hotel robbery.

In a statement by the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgar Imohimi, Burna Boy is wanted for hiring four robbers who attacked Mr 2Kay at Eko Hotel at gunpoint during the Buckwyld and Breathless Concert where he performed alongside other acts.

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The Commissioner said;

“4 armed robbers carried out the attack and detectives were able to arrest one of their girlfriends who is identified as ‘Matejero’ which led to the capture of the others. During interrogation, the robbers confessed that they were hired by Burna Boy through his manager, Joel Kantiock who was arrested in Zaria, Kaduna State”. 

READ: Mr 2Kay sues Eko Hotel for N500 million after he was robbed and beaten in hotel room

Imohimi further disclosed that the robber “confessed to receiving a part payment of N50,000 before the job and another 50,000 was paid to the robbers directly by Burna Boy when the job was done.

At the moment, efforts to apprehend Burna Boy is proving futile but we count on him to make himself available for questioning immediately”.

More details as the news unfolds.

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Kenneth Atisele

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