- Bella Shmurda has taken to social media to complain about the Nigerian police and their mode of operation
- The singer said that the fact that he is an artiste did not help his situation
- Bella's excuses did not fly with the law enforcement agents as he eventually paid almost N80k to be set free
Nigerian singer, Bella Shmurda recently took to social media to lament bitterly after his encounter with the Nigerian police.
In a post on Twitter, the entertainer stated that police brutality is still out as he had his own dose of extortion.
Bella said that he had to pay the sum of seventy-five thousand naira to regain his freedom.
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The singer stated that despite the fact that the men knew about his celebrity status and he had a flight to catch, it did not help matters.
"Police brutality still out here! Bailing my time with $200 even after letting them know I’m an artist and I have a flight to catch. Nigeria my country."
Check out the tweet below:
As expected, followers of the singer had opinions about his experience, quite a number of people jokingly made reference to the lyrics of his song, Cash App.
Read some of the comments sighted below:
"I'm not surprised though. I'm sorry about that Fam. I hope this country gets fixed soon."
"Them see sure client na. Them cash out."
"This one is called extortion, not brutality.
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"They now do dollars. Who told them about dollars?"
"The cc wey u say make dem load, police don collect their share through cashapp."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that in a video that made rounds on social media, an excited Bella Shmurda was seen arriving at Wizkid’s home in Ghana.
Bella teasingly hailed the singer by his surname, Balogun.
From indications, Bella did not just visit the singer for the sake of doing so, the two were spotted in the middle of a music recording session.
Maymunah Ajetunmobi is a Legit.ng journalist with two years of working experience in the media industry. She graduated from the University of Ilorin with a Bachelor's Degree in Zoology. Maymunah is an entertainment/ lifestyle editor because of her passion for writing and media-related affairs. She believes in the uniqueness of every individual. Learn more about her on Instagram @munah__a.