Why Rapper Ice Prince was released on bail
Nigerian hip-hop recording artist, Ice Prince Zamani who was arrested and detained for abduction and assaulting a Police officer, has been granted bail.
His lawyer, Folarin Dalmeida said Ice Prince was released from the Nigerian correctional centre in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Thursday.
“His bail conditions have been met, and he was released Thursday,” he said.
Magistrate T.F. Oyeniyi of Ajah Magistrate Court 1 had set bail conditions for the rapper at N500,000 with two sureties in like sum.
His trial was stalled on Wednesday following the absence of the prosecution witnesses.
During proceedings at the last sitting of the court, counsel to Ice Prince, Dalmeida, did not make any comment or reference to the absence of the prosecution.
Last Friday, Lagos police spokesman SP Benjamin Hundeyin announced on his official Twitter handle that the music rapper was arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer
According to Hundeyin, the former Chocolate City signee was stopped by the police for driving without license plates and he allegedly abducted the police officer after agreeing to go to the station.