Breaking: Funke Akindele arrested by police for throwing a house party during lockdown

Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele-Bello just took to her Instagram page to apologize to the public after she was blamed for disobeying the law but it seems that wan’t enough.

The actress has been arrested by the Lagos state police command over the house party hosted in her house to celebrate her husband’s birthday on Saturday, April 4, at the Amen Estate residence.

According to a press statement by the Lagos state police command signed by DSP Bala Elkana, the Jenifa actress was arrested by detectives from the State CID Yaba.

While the actress was promptly picked up, her husband, JJC Skillz and Nara Marley were not readily available and they had been advised by the police command to report to their office on Monday, April 6, or risk being declared wanted.

Read their statement below:

“Attention of Lagos State Police Command was drawn to a viral video showing a large number of persons mainly in the entertainment industry in an Estate, along Ajah, Ibeju-Lekki axis, Lagos celebrating a birthday party organised by Funke Akindele Bello and her husband. Police detectives from the State CID Yaba were promptly drafted to the location. Funke Akindele was arrested. Investigation is ongoing, efforts are intensified to arrest the remaining persons in the video, among whom are Azeez Fashola a.k.a Naira Marley and Abdul Rasheed Bello a.k.a. JJC Skillz. They are in their best interests urged to report at the State CID Yaba on Monday 6th April, 2020 or risk being declared wanted.

DSP Bala Elkana

Police Public Relations Officer,

Lagos State Command.” 

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