Nigerian musician Adekunle Temitope, popularly known as Small Doctor, has been arrested by Lagos State Police Command for illegal possession of firearms and for allegedly threatening to shoot a police officer.
According to Edgal Imohimi, Lagos State Commissioner of police the singer was arrested alongside three other men on an allegations that he threatened a Police officer who was on traffic duty along Oshodi, Lagos, he said this to the press on Monday DEC 03, 2018, while parading the musician along with three other persons arrested.
“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 reports from Lagos state commissioner of police, ‘Small Doctor’ was earlier involved in a similar case like this which is currently under investigation for firing live ammunition at the Agege stadium after a show on November 27 which the pellets from the gun injured four people who were rushed to the hospital.