UKuti uvele enkantolo ngecala lokushaya iphoyisa 

Oluwakemi Adelagun

INkantolo yeMantshi yase-Yaba esifundazweni sase-Lagos ivalele umculi we-Afrobeat uSeun Kuti amahora angu-48 esitokisini samaphoyisa ngezinsolo zokushaya iphoyisa.

Inkantolo iphinde yayalela amaphoyisa ukuthi aqedele uphenyo lwawo emahoreni angu-48 bese evumela uKuti ukuthi abuyele ekhaya.

“Inkantolo inikeze amaphoyisa amahora angu-48 ukuthi aqedele ‘uphenyo’ ngemuva kwalokho uKuti adedelwe ngebheyili abuyele ekhaya. Ibheyili kaKuti ikanye neziqinisekiso ezimbili okumele zibe nempahla eqashiwe e-Lagos,” kusho imantshi u-Adeola Olatunbosun.

NgoMsombuluko, uKuti uzinikele emaphoyiseni e-Lagos ngemuva kokusabalala kwevidiyo yakhe eshaya iphoyisa. Ukuzinikela kwakhe kuza ngemuva komyalelo wokuthi aboshwe okhishwe uMhloliJikelele wamaphoyisa u-Usman Baba.

Kamuva uye wadluliselwa eMnyangweni wezokuphenya ngobugebengu kazwelonke e-Panti kanti ngoLwesibili uvele phambi kweNkantolo yeMantshi yase-Yaba ngecala eliphambene nomthetho weSigaba 356 wekhodi yobugebengu yase-Nigeria.

Abashushisi abaholwa uSA Adebese noMorufu Animashaun bacele inkantolo ukuthi ummangalelwa abuyele esitokisini izinsuku ezingu-21 njengoba kusalindwe iseluleko somthetho esivela kwi-Directorate of Public Prosecutions.

Kodwa-ke, abammeli bakaKuti abaholwa uFemi Falana bacele inkantolo ukuthi ingalibophi iklayenti labo bathi bona (njengabammeli) bebengazi ngesicelo sokuhlehliswa.

Ngemuva kokulalela izinhlangothi zombili imantshi ithe uKuti angagqunywa esitokisini amahora angu-48 kuphela – njengoba kulindeleke ukuthi amaphoyisa aqede uphenyo.

“Ummangalelwa ugcinwe amahora angu-48 esitokisini ukuze amaphoyisa akwazi ukuphothula uphenyo lwawo. Ngemuva kwamahora angu-48 ummangalelwa uzonikezwa ibheyili yemali engu-N1m kanye neziqinisekiso ezimbili ezinomthwalo wemfanelo, irisidi yeminyaka emithathu yokukhokhwa kwentela eqinisekisiwe; nokuthi omunye wabaqinisekisi kumele abe nesakhiwo esingaphansi kwenkantolo.”

Icala lihlehliselwe kumhlaka-23 kuNhlaba.

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