Mohbad: How Sam Larry Was Arrested, Police Source Shares Details

Mohbad: How Sam Larry Was Arrested, Police Source Shares Details

  • The Lagos state police have confirmed that the famous Lagos socialite, Balogun Eletu, is in their custody
  • Popularly referred to as Sam Larry, the police affirmed that he would assist in its investigation to unravel the circumstances behind Mohbad's death
  • A source who further confirmed the socialite's arrest shed more light on how he landed in the police net

Late Thursday night, September 28, the Lagos state police command confirmed the arrest of controversial Lagos socialite Balogun Eletu, better known as Sam Larry.

Sam Larry, police, Mohbad, Naira Marley
A police source confirmed Naira Marley’s associate is in their custody and would assist with the investigation of Mohbad's death. Photo credit: @Smiling_Chee2, @iammohbad
Source: Twitter reported that this was in connection with an ongoing investigation into the circumstances leading to the death of the late singer Ilerioluwa Aloba, best referred to as Mohbad.

However, details have emerged on how the popular music promoter was arrested.

A police source who pleaded anonymity disclosed to The Punch that the embattled Larry was arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport on Thursday evening.

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He said:

“Sam Larry was arrested at the airport after he arrived from Kenya. Our officers arrested him at the airport and he was immediately taken to the state police headquarters for questioning.”

Meanwhile, Sam Larry’s name had been in the spotlight since the demand for justice over Mohbad’s death started to gain traction in the nation's polity.

But his arrest came after late Mohbad’s former music label boss, Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley, announced his plan to return to Nigeria provided his safety was guaranteed by the police, PremiumTimes report added.

Iyabo Ojo and Tonto Dikeh prepare for Mohbad's second burial earlier reported that even in death, people were still extending hands of kindness to Mohbad.

Iyabo Ojo and Tonto Dikeh have taken it upon themselves to ensure the 27-year-old gets a befitting burial after investigations about his death are concluded.

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In a video on Iyabo's page, she was seen with Tonto and other people at Ebony Vaults, Ikoyi, Lagos, the final resting place for Mohbad.

Naira Marley releases last conversation with MohBad

Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, released a recorded video conversation the Marlian Music record owner, Naira Marley, had with Mohbad.

On Wednesday night, September 27, the PDP chieftain shared the video clip of his conversation with Naira Marley on his X page (formerly known as Twitter) to unravel the truth behind Mohbad's death.


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