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Police Arraigns Ice Prince For Alleged Assault

The Nigeria Police has arraigned a musician, Panshak Zamani, popularly known as Ice Prince, for allegedly assaulting a police officer on duty.

Ice Prince was arraigned before Magistrate T. F. Oyeniyi of the Magistrate Court 1, Ajah, on charges of alleged assault, obstruction, and abduction.

An offense which he pleaded not guilty to when the charges were read to him.

Subsequently, the court granted him bail in the sum of five hundred thousand Naira and he is also to provide two responsible sureties.

Magistrate Oyeniyi ordered that the rapper artist should be remanded at the Nigerian Correctional Centre, in Ikoyi pending when he perfect his bail.

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The matter has been adjourned till September 7, 2022 for mention.

If found guilty, he is liable to imprisonment for three years, punishable under  section 356 of the Criminal Code of Nigeria

The command’s Spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin earlier confirmed the arrest on Friday via his twitter handle.

The PRO said that the musician was arrested at Lekki for allegedly driving his car without a number plate.

Ice Prince was also said to have allegedly abducted the police officer in his car, assaulted him, and threatened to throw him into the lagoon.

Wahab Akinlade

Akinlade I. WAHAB is a dedicated journalist and the proprietor of I-WAHAB Media. He embarked on his career at Murhi International TV (MiTV) and subsequently joined Radio Nigeria as a Judicial Correspondent.With a profound interest in legal reporting, he currently holds the positions of Chairman at the National Association of Judicial Correspondents (NAJUC), Ikeja Branch, and Chairman at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Radio Nigeria Chapel.As the owner of I-WAHAB Media, he has successfully established Top Court News, a platform renowned for providing comprehensive coverage of court cases and legal developments, with the aim of promoting transparency within the judicial system.Akinlade's diligent work and unwavering commitment to ethical reporting have earned him immense respect within the Nigerian journalism community.

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