Funke Akindele arrested by Police over a birthday party

By Okoye Chibuzo on 05/04/2020

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 418


The Men of the Nigerian police force, Lagos state command have arrested Funke Akindele-Belo, a Nollywood star.

Funke was arrested for breaking a lockdown order which banned large gathering of more than 20 persons.

She recently released a video apologising for her actions after an outrage by social media users asking for her arrest.
She organised a party of more than 20 persons at Amen Estate off Lekki-Epe Expressway to celebrate the Birthday of her husband, Abdul Rasheed Bello a.k.a. JJC Skillz.

She was taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba for questioning.

Funke Akindele risks being sentenced to one month in jail or N100,000 fine for the offence as contained in the Lagos Infection Disease Regulations 2020.

The arrest was confirmed by the Lagos State Police Command spokesperson, Bala Elkana in a statement released to newsmen. Bala also said that the duo of singer Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley and Abdulrasheed Bello aka JJC Skillz (Funke's Husband) are also to appear before the command.

“Attention of Lagos State Police Command was drawn to a viral video showing a large number of persons mainly in the entertainment industry in an Estate, along Ajah, Ibeju-Lekki axis, Lagos celebrating a birthday party organised by Funke Akindele Bello and her husband.

“Police detectives from the State CID Yaba were promptly drafted to the location. Funke Akindele was arrested. The investigation is ongoing, efforts are intensified to arrest the remaining persons in the video, among whom are Azeez Fashola a.k.a Naira Marley and Abdul Rasheed Bello a.k.a. JJC Skillz. 

“They are in their best interests urged to report at the State CID Yaba on Monday, April 6, 2020, or risk being declared wanted.”

 

Posted on April, 5 2020

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


You may also like...
Tiger at US zoo tests positive for coronavirus...

Senator Shehu Sani Arraigned in Court for Bribery...

NDDC: Buhari makes U-turn, Cancels Board Inauguration

Funke Akindele arraigned today

22 Ex-Boko Haram members Sit for SSCE

2019 Election: Uche Ogah Losses again

Edo new Speaker assumes duty

Northern Governors condemn killing of CAN chairman

In 2018, 4.5 million Nigerians joined the Labor...

Okorocha's Domestic staff involved in the Former Governor's...

UTME: JAMB Releases more result

Gov Ihedioha Bows, writes Imo people
News Breaking News (10) Business (3) Crime (9) Education (5) Entertainment (3) General (5) Gossip (2) Health (11) Inside Africa (3) Interviews (0) National (29) Politics (10) Press Releases (6) Sports (2) Trending (2) World News (11)

 

Advertisement

 

Latest News Photos: See what Talented Chibuike designed COVID-19: Kano state cases continue to increase as Nigeria records, goes up to 442 Nigeria's Immigration Boss recovers from COVID19 COVID-19: Confirmed cases rises by 11 to a total of 373 COVID-19: Spread of Virus have slowed down COVID-19: Gov Zulum Distributes Food material to IDPs Apple partners Google to Combat COVID-19 using Contact Tracing technology Covid-19: Nigeria records another 13 new Cases, Total confirmed case now 318 President Buhari pardons 2,600 inmates Nationwide Funke Akindele arraigned today

 

Most Read Ebola: A member of AU Volunteer team Narrates Ordeal 4 Years after Stopping the Virus (1,653 views) Pastor Removes Man as President of Men's fellowship for not believing in his miracle story (1,141 views) Photo: Tanker loaded with Diesel fell, residents fetches diesel (1,077 views) EFCC Unseals Ekiti Properties Linked To Fayose (1,069 views) 2019 Election: Uche Ogah Losses again (1,065 views) Declare Zik’s Birthday a National Holiday -Gov Obiano (1,064 views) Edo new Speaker assumes duty (1,036 views) Islamic State admits killing Nigerian Army commander, other soldiers (1,007 views) Abia Gov Appoints Uche Uhediwa Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General (959 views) Switzerland Sues Nigeria Over Detained Tanker Vessel (958 views)