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Mr 2Kay Robbery: Burna Boy pleads Not Guilty, Granted Bail

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Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy, was on Monday arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly being an accessory to armed robbery.

The prosecution alleged that Burma Boy connived with others to rob one Abiye Jimbo, popularly known as Mr 2Kay in his room at the Eko Hotel & Suites.

He pleaded not guilty to a two-count charge of conspiracy and accessory to armed robbery.

The prosecution, led by Peter Nwangwu, alleged that Burna Boy committed the offence on October 24, at 11.20 PM, alongside others who are now at large.

Nwangwu said that the artiste conspired with his accomplices to commit the offences and also did not disclose information of the said attack to security agents.

“This is in contravention of Sections 411 and 415 of the Criminal Law of Lagos 2011,” Nwangwu said.

A three-man gang had allegedly robbed Mr 2Kay in his hotel room.

The instructions to rob Mr 2kay, according to the prosecution, were allegedly given to them through Burna Boy’s road Manager, Joel Kantiock.

The Chief Magistrate, Y. O, Aje Afunwa granted the musician bail in the sum of N100,000, with two sureties in like sum.

She adjourned the case till December 29 for hearing.

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8 Comments

  1. Californiabawlar

    December 18, 2017 at 9:48 pm

    This Burna Boy is the definition of a real odaran abe’le!
    Do you know how criminal you have to be to end up in jail in a “lawless” country like Naija?! ??

    • bush man

      December 19, 2017 at 12:37 pm

      I sure say u be fine naija babe wey dey live for yankee or some fine ass country dem wey dey see white christmas…Naija na street oooo; no be every body wey dey jail na criminal my dear. Olokpa sef dey street dey find who dem go open office on top their head…the street is military on this end nwanne!!!

  2. Mrs

    December 18, 2017 at 11:12 pm

    @Californlabawlar MKO Abiola was not a criminal nor was Obasanjo and Buhari yet they were all jailed in your “lawless” country. Man is innocent until proved guilty. Tomorrow, your neighbour will call the Police and claim you broke into his home and assaulted him the stole from him, meanwhile you are wealthier than your neighbour… what a joke. Perhaps you too will “end up in a jail in a lawless country like Naija”.

    • Ovadje

      December 19, 2017 at 12:27 am

      @Mrs: OBJ? PMB? MKO?! I guess it depends on how you define “criminal” (at the very least, would treason/coups count as crime?). Ok, perhaps I will give MKO a pass for now but the reality that criminals freely walk the streets while innocent neighbours (to use your example) are routinely thrown in jail validates Californiabawler’s characterization of a “lawless country”!

    • Californiabawlar

      December 19, 2017 at 6:29 am

      ? Yo! Why are tighting the world on your chest? All the people you mentioned went to jail because of lawlessness in Nigeria, though under different circumstances.
      Biko how many rich people have you seen being implicated by their poor neighbors? When did rich and poor people start living in the same neighborhood sef? Silly example. Mschewww yeye dey smell.

      p.s. back to sender (primary school style)… you’re the one that will go to jail! See her dirty mouth ??

  3. Mohammad

    December 19, 2017 at 12:40 am

    Free my baby daddy!

    • tunmi

      December 19, 2017 at 5:08 pm

      lol you’re not serious

  4. 2bor

    December 20, 2017 at 3:40 am

    Nothing does you oluwa burna poor Mr 2kay you should have begged burna to help u with 2kay more so you can be addressed as 4k poor nigga just won drag uncle burna name with your fake acclaimed missing properties.

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