Adekunle Temitope widely known as Small Doctor has been arrested by the police after he was found to be in possession of an illegal firearm.
Nigerian News Update learned the Nigerian singer was arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command for carrying firearms and threatening a Police officer along Oshodi on traffic duty as reported by Sahara Reporters. His arrest was mentioned in a press release by Edgal Imohimi, Lagos State Commissioner of Police. Small Doctor was paraded by the police authority along with his three companions.
“It was alleged that some unknown men, four of them, in an unregistered green SUV had brought out a gun and threatened a policeman that if he does not leave the road, they will shoot him,” Imohimi said.
“Believing that they were armed robbers, I sent out my men and fortunately, with the DPO in charge of Shogunle division, they were able to intercept them and the men were arrested and were brought down to the headquarters for interrogation.
“It was then discovered that one of them is the same Adekunle Temitope, a.k.a. ‘Small Doctor’. They were arrested in possession of a functional rifle, cartridge and some of their personal belongings.”
The Lagos also mentioned that the “Penalty” has been involved in a similar case in the past which is still being investigated.
“Adekunle Temitope, a.k.a. ‘Small Doctor’, was arrested and taken to the state CID for questioning. He was alleged to have fired a gun; the pellets from the gun injured four people who were rushed to the hospital”, he said.