By Valuable Igbonwelundu
Idris Abdul-Kareem, the Nigeria jaga jaga singer was final week arrested by the police in Lagos for alleged assault on his landlord, The Nation learnt on Sunday.
Abdul-Kareem was arrested by detectives connected to the Space F Command in Ikeja after the owner Oladipo Abimbola filed a grievance in opposition to him.
It was gathered bother began after the owner accused the singer of fraud, harassment and intimidation following the singer’s alleged refusal to pay his electrical energy invoice.
Sources stated on January three, Abimbola directed officers of the Ikeja Electrical energy Distribution (IE) to disconnect Abdul-Kareem’s mild after his alleged unpaid payments collected to N535,000 at Valley View Property, Ikeja.
Angered by the event, the singer, in response to the owner, pressured his approach into his compound and made to beat, strangle him.
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Abimbola stated he by no means knew the condo was being rented by the singer because it was his spouse who got here for the lodging.
Interesting to the police to come back to his assist, Abimbola alleged that Abdul-Kareem was an delinquent and a harmful individual, including that such folks cease at nothing to hold out their menace.
He claimed that the singer continuously owed him lease.
However Abdul-Kareem denied making an attempt to assault the person, saying he solely earned him.
The singer stated he warned his landlord as a result of the person sexually harassed his spouse in his absence and had refused to respect their privateness.
He stated Abimbola often encroached on their facet of the compound with out permission, including that the person had beforehand been arrested for alleged sexual harassment of one other feminine tenant.