The police have confirmed that embattled Lagos socialite, Sam Larry is in its custody and currently assisting with the ongoing investigation investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of 27-year-old singer and songwriter, Promise Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, a.k.a Mohbad.
According to reports, Sam Larry was apprehended at the Lagos airport upon his return to Nigeria over allegations suggesting his involvement in Mohbad’s death.
SP Benjamin Hundeyin, Public Relations Officer for the Lagos State Police Command, verified the development to our correspondent over the phone late Thursday night.
“Yes, Balogun Eletu aka Sam Larry has been apprehended. “Right now, he is assisting with the ongoing investigation,” Hundeyin said.
The PUNCH reports that the police had earlier invited Sam Larry and singer, Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley, for questioning over Mohbad’s demise.
The police, last week, also confirmed that pathologists had concluded the autopsy conducted on Mohbad, while they await the result.
He said, “Autopsy has been concluded. Awaiting results.” This development followed the exhumation of Mohbad by a combined team of the Nigeria Police Force and health officials.
The police had also arrested the nurse who reportedly injected the deceased singer before his demise on Tuesday, September 12.