The Port Harcourt-based singer Duncan Mighty was Arrested, but was originally rumoured to have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
However, Imo police spokesman, Godson Ikeokwu, said in a declaration that Duncan Mighty was arrested following 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, entered into a deal with Duncan Mighty to manage, promote,
arrange collaboration with other leading artiste and sign M2 beneath
YOUNG WEALTH record label owned by Duncan Mighty, as a result,
an arrangement was reached with a fee of ELEVEN MILLION NAIRA (N11,000,000)
paid to himHowever, since collecting the payment he refused to meet his own area of the deal,”
the announcement said.Duncan had in October increased alarm that his life was under threat over the deal. The police spokesman, however,
included:”Sequel to the request, the artiste was detained, and he affirmed having such arrangement and collecting the fund,
however he can only refund the money if the contract was terminated,
he was then released on bail on self recognizance.
“Hence, a letter had been assessed by the agent of the previous Governor,
terminating the contract to enable him repay the cash,
and since then he absconded, and all attempts made to reach him proved abortive.
“In light of the above, a warrant of arrest has been issued,
that resulted in his arrest at the early hours of Saturday.”
ARREST OF DUNCAN MIGHTY OVER A CASE OF FRAUD
TODAY 14/12/19 operatives of this command detained popular music celebrity DUNCAN MIGHTY on an allegation of FRAUD.
This followed a request written by an upcoming rap artist M2, Why Duncan Mighty was Arrested
who claimed the IMO state Government led by Owelle Rochas Okorocha,
by the office of the SA oN Entertainment, enter into a bargain 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 consequence 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 meet his own area of the offer. Sequel to the petition, the artist had been arrested,
and he confirmed the having such agreement and amassing the fund,
but said he could only refund the money if the contract was terminated,
he was then released on bail self revognaisance.
Consequently, a letter was revieved by the representative of the previous Governor,
terminating the contract to allow 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
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