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The Ogun state police command says it has released the hip-hop artist, Habib Okikiola a.k.a portable on bail .
The artist was reported to have visited the police state headquarters ,Eleweran ,Abeokuta on Wednesday .
Portable who was asked to report himself at the nearest police station for organising some youths to beat up a young man .
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state ,DSP, Abimbola Oyeyemi disclosed this in a statement on Thursday .
Oyeyemi said “the Ogun state police command wishes to inform the general public that the hip-hop artist Habib Okikiola a.k.a portable who was requested to report himself at the nearest police station over a viral video where he was seen ordering a group of boys to beat up one boy simply identified as D.J Chicken has reported at the command’s headquarters Eleweran on Wednesday 29th of June 2022.
“The artist reported at eleweran at about 5pm with his father and manager. He was immediately ordered to be taken to the public complain bureau office by the commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole, where he was interrogated about his role in the assault melted to the boy in the video.
“However, since the offence committed is a bailable one, and couple with the strike action embarked upon by the civil servants in the state which also affected our courts, the suspect was released to a reliable surety who promised to produce him anytime he is needed.
“Meanwhile, the assaulted victim has also been invited to come and state his own side of the story to enable the command complete her investigation on time.
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