Lagos question Davido over friend’s death

Hip-hop singer, David Adeleke aka Davido, has been held by the police in Lagos for giving false information following the mysterious death of a friend that was on a night out with him.

According to NewsmakersNG, Davido is being held at the Lion Building Police Station in Lagos for questioning over Tagbo Umeike’s death.

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Imohimi Edgal told journalists today at a briefing in Ikeja that the police were investigating a case of sudden and unnatural death which happened on September 3, 2017.

“Recall that actress, Caroline Danjuma, the victim’s fiancée, published on her Instagram page that her fiancé died in the company of friends including one David Adeleke aka Davido.” The police boss said.

“To be objective and in my usual style of fact finding, I called for a pre-investigative meeting in my conference room. In that meeting were all parties including the family, friends of the deceased, family and friends of Davido and of course that of Danjuma and the DPO at Lion Building and the investigating police officer were also present.

“The meeting confirmed the following that Tagbo Umeike on the date in question met and had drinks with friends including Davido at Sushi Bar. The CCTV camera footage of the bar was called for and it also showed that the victim had 40 takes of Tequila.

During that meeting, Davido said he left the bar for DNA night club. He stated that he was only informed of the victims’ death at DNA bar.

However investigation conducted into the case has clearly revealed that one Tunde Yusufu, a driver and the driver of Davido’s white Toyota Hilux vehicle accompanied by one Agbaje Olaoye and one Idris Busare both Davido’s friends took the deceased to Lagos Island Hospital and abandoned him in the car in front of the hospital on the instruction of Davido.

The CCTV footage at General Hospital picked up the white Hilux vehicle and captured the entire incident. The vehicle was recovered at a resident at No. 7 Awosika Street, Lekki Phase One.”

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