The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of controversial Lagos socialite, Balogun Eletu, aka Sam Larry, in connection with the ongoing investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of the singer, Mohbad.
Media reports quoted SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the Lagos State Police Command Public Relations Officer, as sayin Thursday night that Sam Larry was in custody assisting with the ongoing investigation.
The police had also arrested the nurse who reportedly injected the deceased singer before his demise on Tuesday, September 12.
The police had earlier invited Sam Larry and another singer, Naira Marley, for questioning over Mohbad’s demise.
The media had earlier published reports on how Sam Larry came under fire on social media after videos where he and some people were harrassing late singer, Mohbad, surfaced on social media.
In one of the videos, Mohbad and Zlatan were on set for a music video when Larry who is said to be an ally of Naira Marley, stormed the scene with some boys targeting Mohbad who scampered away in fear.
The video left many Nigerians on social media furious as they stormed Larry’s Instagram page to attack him for bullying and threatening the late singer.
Latest media reports also quoted Hundeyin as saying that pathologists had concluded the autopsy conducted on Mohbad, while they await the result.
He said, “Autopsy has been concluded. Awaiting results.” This development followed the exhumation of Mohbad by a combined team of the Nigeria Police Force and health officials.