Davido’s crew member arrested and arraigned in court. Sahara Reporter news has it that one Davido crew members Kayode has been arrested and arraigned for causing unrest at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport. Kayode has reported to have engaged in physical combat with a checkpoint staff at the airport attempted to verify some of the checked luggage.
Umarudeen Kayode refused to allow the Checkpoint staff to carry-out his duty when he attempted to search the luggage belonging to Davido which after much argument and insistence, led to fight. One eyewitness also revealed that Umarudeen allegedly punched the Checkpoint staff on the face, which attracted other security officials at the terminal who immediately attempted to arrest him. Rather than obey, he resisted arrest and pummeled another airport security staff attached to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria at the baggage claim area, an Assistant Customs Comptroller was also injured.
Umarudeen Kayode 22 was arrested and arraigned in before an Ikeja Magistrate court on a 5-count charge yesterday January 12th. He was charged for assault, breach of public peace and for resisting arrest. The first charge accused him of obstructing and resisting a public officer, an offence contrary to section 117(1) and punishable under the same section of the Criminal Law of Lagos State.
The counts read thus;
“That you, Umarudeen Kayode ‘M’, on the same date, time and place, in the aforementioned magisterial district did unlawfully assault a public officer causing him harm and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 171 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2011” reads count 2.
Count three says; “That you, Umarudeen Kayode ‘M’ on the same date, time and place, in the aforementioned magisterial district did unlawfully assault a public officer with the intent to resist and prevent your lawful arrest and thereby committed an offence contrary to section 172 (a) and punishable under 172(f) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2011”.