Court remands singer Ice Prince in Ikoyi prison
A magistrate court in the Ajah area of Lagos has ordered the arrest of popular hip-hop recording artist, Ice Prince Zamani at the Ikoyi Correctional Centre. Ice Prince was arrested for allegedly assaulting an officer of the law, threatening to throw him in the river after he was arrested for driving without license plate.
The Lagos State Police Command arraigned the singer on 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.