Following an earlier report in social media that Port Harcourt based singer who was in Owerri for the opening of a night club had been abducted by unknown gunmen, Imo State Police Command has released a statement debunking that, saying that they arrested the singer following a fraud allegation on his name.
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IMO COMMAND CRIME REPORT
ARREST OF DUNCAN MIGHTY OVER A CASE OF FRAUD
TODAY 14/12/19 operatives of the command arrested popular music artist DUNCAN MIGHTY on an allegation of FRAUD.
This followed a petition written by an upcoming rap artist M2, who claimed that the IMO state Government led by Owelle Rochas Okorocha, through the office of the SA oN Entertainment, enter into a deal with DUNCAN MIGHTY to manage, promote, arrange
Collaboration with other top artist and sign M2 under YOUNG WEALTH record label owned by Duncan Mighty,as a result an agreement was reached with a fee of ELEVEN MILLION NAIRA (N11,000,000) Was paid to him,However, since collecting the payment he refused to fulfill his own part of the deal.
Sequel to the petition, the artist was arrested, and he affirmed the having such agreement and collecting the fund, but said he can only refund the money if the contract is terminated,he was then released on bail on self revognaisance.
Consequently, a letter was revieved by the representative of the former Governor, terminating the contract to enable him refund the money, and since then he absconded, and all efforts made to reach him proved abortive.
In view of the above, a warrant of arrest was issued, that led to his arrest at the early hours of this morning.
SP IKEOKWU GODSON ORLANDO
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FOR:THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
IMO STATE POLICE COMMAND