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Court grants Seun Kuti bail, gives Police 48 hours

A Magistrate Court in Yaba on Tuesday granted bail to Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti, freeing him from detention in the police custody.

The defendant is expected to produce two sureties who own landed properties in Lagos State.

Magistrate Adeola Olatunbosun also ordered police to complete their investigation within 48 hours.

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Seun was charged with assault on a police officer, an offence contrary to Section 356 of the Criminal Code Act.

At the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) in Panti, Yaba, Kuti refused to volunteer any statement during questioning.

Although the prosecution council demanded that he be remanded until investigations are completed, the court granted him bail.

Seun Kuti was charged after he assaulted a police officer on duty for bashing his vehicle.

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