The Nigerian police on Monday, arrested Small Doctor who is also their brand ambassador for the wrongful possession of firearms and allegedly threatening to shoot a police officer who was on traffic duty.
This incident is said to had occurred along the busy axis of Oshodi expressway, Lagos state, where he was unlawfully paraded alongside three other men. A statement was given by the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgar Imohimi expressing what allegedly happened while parading the musician and three other persons. He said;
“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.
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”.
Small Doctor is currently under investigation and questioning as he has been taken to the state CID. According to the commissioner, the musician had earlier been involved with similar offence and is now been allegedly tied to the Shooting at the Agege stadium after a show on November 27,2018 which left four casualties.