A Magistrate court in Lagos’ Aja District has ordered popular Nigerian hip-hop artist Ice Prince Zamani to be remanded to Ikoyi Prison on charges of assaulting a police officer.
Ice Price was taken to court by the Lagos State Police Command on Friday on three counts of assault, preventing a police officer from performing his statutory duties and kidnapping.
When the counts were read to him, the defendant pleaded not guilty.
Magistrate Taiwo Oyaniyi subsequently granted him bail in the sum of N500,000. He is also to furnish the court with 2 responsible sureties.
Pending when he meets the bail conditions, the magistrate ordered his remand and adjourned further proceedings in the case till September 7.
Police spokesperson Hdeyin had earlier revealed how Ice Prince was Arrested, saying “At 3 am today, Ice prince was stopped for driving without license plates.
“He agreed to be taken to the station. He, thereafter, abducted the police officer in his car, assaulted him, and threatened to throw him in the river. He has been arrested and would be arraigned today.