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Operatives of Ogun state police command have threatened to declare a popular hiphop musician Habeeb Okikiola a.k.a Portable wanted after 48 hours if he fails to report himself at a nearest police station .
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that Portable was caught in a video leading some youths to beat up a young man .
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state ,SP, Abimbola Oyeyemi stated this in a statement on Monday .
Oyeyemi said the command’s attention has been drawn to a viral video where portable was seen organising some boys to beat up a young man .
The PPRO in a statement said “the attention of Ogun State Police command has been drawn to a video clip circulating on social media where a popular hiphop musician Habeeb Okikiola a.k.a Portable, the Zazu crooner was seen organizing some youths to beat up a young man and inflict bodily injury on him.
“The incident was said to have taken place somewhere within Ogun State about two days ago.
“Such unruly and violent behaviour is not only barbaric, but unbecoming of somebody who supposed to be a role model for the youths and therefore should not be tolerated.
“In view of this, the Command is using this medium to advise Okikiola Habeeb a.k.a Portable to report himself at the nearest police station in Ogun State, failure of which his arrest will be ordered.
“The flagrant display of impunity by portable in the viral video is condemnable and if not checked, it will send a wrong signal to the youths who are looking up to him as a role model.
“Jungle justice has no place in our laws and whoever embarked on it must be made to feel the weight of the law, no matter the status of such person.”
When asked on the deadline given to the hip-hop musician , Oyeyemi said “he has been given 48 hours to report himself at any nearest police station.
“If he fails to report ,we will declare him wanted .”