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Breaking; Musician Small Doctor arrested by police over illegal firearms possesion



The Lagos State Police Command has arrested Mr Adekunle Temitope, popularly known as Small Doctor, who was in possession of firearms unlawfully and  allegedly threatening to shoot a police officer, saharareporters is reporting.

Edgal Imohimi, Lagos State Commissioner of Police, while parading the musician along with three other persons reavealed this to the press on Monday.

Small Doctor was alleged to have threatened a police officer while 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,” Imohimi said.

“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 Adekunle Temitope, a.k.a. ‘Small Doctor’. They were arrested in possession of a functional rifle, cartridge and some of their personal belongings.”

According to the commissioner, ‘Small Doctor’ had earlier been involved in a similar offence and is currently under investigation for firing live ammunition at the Agege stadium after a show on November 27.

He said: “Adekunle Temitope, a.k.a. ‘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.”

He would soon be charged to court, according to the police.

Breaking; Musician Small Doctor arrested by police over illegal firearms possesion

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