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Timaya denies arrest by police amidst hit and run saga



Singer Timaya has finally spoken concerning allegations and reports on his arrest by the Police.

Timaya has denied reports of him being arrested by authorities after he was accused of inflicting injuries to a lady in a hit-and-run accident in Ikate, Lagos.

TopNaija recalls that the singer was all over the internet space on Wednesday, March 2nd after a lady shared a video of her sister laying on a hospital bed no thanks to Timaya.

Then on Thursday, Timaya was seen in a video being escorted by the Police from a building.

However, the Lagos state spokesperson CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu had confirmed that the singer was picked up over the incident for interrogation.

In an interview with Punch, Timaya said he was not arrested but rather, was invited for questioning.

According to Timaya, he was escorted by the securities on Thursday at the victim’s house where he went to show his remorse.

He further stated that he would have shown up on Wednesday, but due to personal reason, he could not make it, however, his team were with her at the hospital till midnight.

”I was invited to the station when I went to the lady’s house to commiserate with her over the incident. I was there as early as 7am.

It was when we stepped outside the house that we saw police officers. The reason I went to her house was to show my profound remorse.

I would have been there yesterday (Wednesday), but I could not make it because I had to attend to something urgently at Ogun State. However, throughout the day, members of my team were with her at the hospital and home till midnight.

I was never arrested by the police. I was only invited for questioning at the Maroko Police Station. From there, I went to the hospital to see the lady.” he said

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