A magistrate court sitting in the Ajah area of Lagos has ordered the remand of popular Nigerian Rapper, Panshak Zamani, popularly known as Ice Prince at the Ikoyi Correctional Centre.
The Lagos State Police Command on Friday, September 2, 2022 arraigned Ice Prince, for assaulting and abducting a policeman in the Lekki area of the state.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, in a tweet, said the music artiste was driving to a destination in the state when the police patrol team in the area stopped him around 3am for driving without license plates.
The policemen were said to have insisted that Ice Prince should visit the station and after agreeing, one of the policemen entered the vehicle.
Hundeyin, in the tweet, said, the artiste, thereafter, abducted the policeman, assaulted and threatened to throw him into a river before he was later arrested.
The music artiste was hit with a three-count charge of assault, obstructing a policeman from carrying out his statutory duties and abduction.
When the counts were read to him, he pleaded not guilty.
Magistrate Taiwo Oyaniyi subsequently granted him bail in the sum of N500,000 and he is also to provide the court with two responsible sureties. The Magistrate ordered that he be remanded in the correctional center until he fulfills his bail condition. He then adjourned further proceedings in the case till September 7.