The Nigerian Police has revealed that it is searching for singer Burna Boy in connection with a robbery on fellow singer Mr. 2Kay.
2Kay had been robbed at gunpoint at the Eko Hotel & Suites during the Buckwyld ‘N’ Breathless concert in October, with the thieves brutalizing him and a friend.
A wristwatch, gold jewellery, phones among other valuables valued at about N12m were stolen in the incident.
In a press briefing today, Police commissioner Edgal Imohimi revealed that the suspects in custody had claimed to be paid by Burna Boy and his team, to teach 2Kay a lesson.
He said: “Four armed robbers carried out the attack and detectives were able to arrest one of their girlfriends identified as ‘Matejero’. This 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
“They confessed to receiving a part payment of N50,000 before the job and another N50,000 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.”
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Imohimi added: “I advise one Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy to report himself at the nearest police station since all effort to locate him has proved abortive.”