Chief Magistrate Court in Yaba, Lagos has granted bail to Nigeria Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti after he was detained for alleged assault of a policeman.
The Magistrate court also ordered the Nigerian police to finish their investigation into the alleged assault of a policeman within 48 hours and allow Kuti to go home.
Seun Kuti bail is with two sureties who must be with landed property in Lagos,” a witness said. The Chief Magistrate also asked the police to remove themselves from prosecuting him.
She directed that the case file should be duplicated and forwarded to the Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecutions for prosecution.
Meanwhile the police prosecutors claimed at the Magistrate Court that the assaulted policeman was in a coma, and was receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital.
Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeat legend, Fela Kuti was on Monday arrested and handcuffed over alleged assault of a policeman.