Reports has it that the Nigerian police have arrested Seyitan Babatayo, who accused singer, D’banj, of molesting her at Glee hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos, in 2018.
Seyitan’s lawyer, Ojoge, Omileye, confirmed her arrest in an interview with Premium Times on Tuesday, June 16th, in Lagos.
In his words
“They arrested Seyitan this morning in Lagos. They arrested our client but somebody is already there to facilitate her release on bail.
This matter is coming to Abuja by tomorrow; we are petitioning. The Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) is taking up the petition tomorrow. That is all I can say about it for now,”
According to journalist, Kiki Mordi, Seyitan is has been detained in Sodipo police station, Ikeja, Lagos and hasn’t been granted access to friends, family or a lawyer.
Recall that Dbanj, through his lawyers, Mike Ozekhome Chambers, has asked Seyitan yo to pay N100 million as compensation for falsely accusing him of rape.
In a letter signed by his lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, and addressed to Seyitan’s lawyers, the singer demanded that his accuser pays the sum within 48 hours or risk legal action.
- Seyitan was also asked to write a letter of apology and retraction of her statements be written and published in four national dailies.