- The police have announced the arrest of Balogun Olamilekan Eletu, popularly known as Sam Larry, in connection with the death of Mohbad
- According to Benjamin Hundeyin, the spokesperson of the Lagos State police command, the music promoter will assist with information concerning the late singer's death
- Sam Larry and his ally, Naira Marley, have denied having hands in Mohbad's death, but many called for their arrest over past face-off with the singer
According to a tweet by the Nigerian Police Force on Thursday, September 28, the music promoter has been arrested and is currently helping with information connecting with the late singer's death.
Mohbad: How police arrested Sam Larry revealed
It was learnt that Sam Larry was arrested on his arrival to Nigeria from Kenya at about 10 pm on Thursday and was moved to the force headquarters in Lagos.
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He arrived at the force headquarters at about 10:30 pm, where he was questioned by the commissioner of Police and later handed over to the DC Panti area.
Sam Larry is expected to provide more information to the police on their investigation of Mohbad's death.
Mohbad: Why people are calling for Naira Marley, Sam Larry's arrest
The music promoter, an ally of Naira Marley, has been trending since Mohbad died.
Calls for the duo' arrest have intensified in recent times.
Although they both denied allegations that they were responsible for the singer's death, several Nigerians have asked police to investigate them due to their past clash with the singer.
Mohbad left Marlian Records, owned by Naira Marley, on a controversial note in 2022.
On Thursday, Benjamin Hundeyin, Lagos police spokesperson, announced that the music promoter is in the command's custody.
See the tweet here:
"Mohbad died of loneliness": Prophet Elijah claims in fresh revelation
In an earlier report by Legit.ng, Prophet David Elijah of the Glorious Mount of Possibility Church claimed the singer died of loneliness contrary to many views.
He said when the late Mohbad was crying for help, people around him did not render him help to rescue his life.