Burna Boy In Serious Trouble As All Evidence Points To Him.
Abiye Jumbo, aka Mr 2Kay, was robbed at gunpoint in his lodge room at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, after his efficiency on the “Buckwyld N Breathless” live performance.
Punch reviews that three of the four suspects Balogun Ademola, Obina Igwe, and Tunmise Omotore have confessed to the crime.
Omotore, the gang chief, informed Punch that he was invited by Joel Kantiok, Burna Boy’s highway supervisor, who informed him his boss wanted to take care of Mr 2Kay. He stated:
On that day, I used to be at dwelling when Joel known as me on the phone and stated Mr. 2Kay needed to be overwhelmed up. He stated Mr. 2Kay had points with Burna Boy.
On attending to the lodge, he gave me the room quantity the place Mr. 2Kay was. He led me and three others, together with one Sunny, to the elevator and informed a safety man to open the elevator for us.
We posed as room service officers, entered his room and beat him up. We tied him up and picked up his telephones, a wristwatch and another issues. I used to be paid N50,00zero.
Igwe corroborated Omotore’s story. He nonetheless informed Punch they didn’t cart away Mr 2Kay’s property. He stated:
My buddy, Tunmise, contacted me on the phone. He stated Burna Boy informed his highway supervisor that he was having a misunderstanding with Mr. 2Kay. I’m additionally a fan of Burna Boy, so I made a decision to volunteer myself. Tunmise got here to choose me at Bariga and we went to the lodge.
Kantiok has nonetheless denied that Burna Boy was concerned the theft, including that he had no information of the 2 artists – Burna Boy and Mr 2Kay – having a dispute.
The suspects had been paraded on Monday on the state command headquarters in Ikeja by the Lagos State Acting Police Commissioner Edgal Imohimi.
Imohimi informed Punch that the suspects had been tracked by footage caught on the CCTV cameras put in within the lodge.
He gave an account of the stolen objects, including that the theft on Mr 2Kay was carried out to “teach him a lesson.” He stated:
At about 2am, somebody knocked on the door of Mr. 2Kay’s room and launched himself as a room service official from the reception. Mr. 2Kay opened the door and 4 males entered with a gun.
They robbed him of his Audemais Piquet, an computerized gold wristwatch valued at $25,00zero; gold jewelry valued at N1.5m; an iPhone 7 valued at N380,00zero, a Samsung Galaxy S7 valued at N240,00zero, Samsung Galaxy S5 price N110,00zero; Adidas footwear valued at N75,00zero; three bottles of fragrance price N180,00zero, and a money sum of N45,00zero.
The gang then tied him and his girlfriend up earlier than leaving the room. During investigations, the girlfriend of one of many gang members, Nimota Mutajero, was arrested. Her confession led to the arrest of three suspects. They confessed that one Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy, an artiste, by his highway supervisor, one Joel Kantiock, contacted and paid them to rob Mr. 2Kay to show him a lesson.
Kantiock was subsequently picked up in his hideout in Zaria, Kaduna State.
He confessed that his boss, Burna Boy, instructed him to search for armed males that might rob Mr. 2Kay. Burna Boy mobilised the gang with an preliminary money sum of N50,00zero and a subsequent sum of N50,00zero when the job had been accomplished.
I counsel Ogulu aka Burna Boy, to report himself on the nearest police station since efforts to find him at his residence or any identified hangouts, have proved abortive.