The singer, Adekunle Temitope popularly known as Small Doctor, was arrested for allegedly threatening to shoot a police officer with a gun found in his possession at Oshodi, Lagos.
He was arrested on Monday, December 3rd 2018, along with three others and they were taken to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for questioning.
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Exclusive: The moment #Smalldoctor was arrested, today . . As earlier report, singer Adekunle Temitope aka Small Doctor, was, today, arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for unlawful possession of firearms and for allegedly threatening to shoot a police officer. . . Now we have exclusively obtained a footage of when he was arrested and the gun allegedly found in the car conveying him. . . Edgal Imohimi, Lagos State Commissioner of Police, has revealed, while parading the musician along with three other persons, that Small Doctor was arrested on allegations that he threatened a Police officer who was on traffic duty along Oshodi, Lagos. . . “It was alleged that some unknown men, four of them, in an unregistered green SUV had brought out a gun and threatened a policeman that if he does not leave the road, they will shoot him. . . Believing that they were armed robbers, I sent out my men and fortunately, with the DPO in charge of Shogunle division, they were able to intercept them and the men were arrested and were brought down to the headquarters for interrogation. . . It was then discovered that one of them is the same Small Doctor. They were arrested in possession of a functional rifle, cartridge and some of their personal belongings,” Imohimi said. . . According to the commissioner, the musician had earlier been involved in a similar offence and he is currently under investigation for firing live ammunition at the Agege stadium after a show on November 27, 2018. . . He said: “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' will be charged to court for prosecution.”
The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, CP Imohimin Edgal, reported this story to the news outlets and advised celebrities to stay away from gangsterism and conflicts which could harm their image.
By Chineze Onu
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