The operatives of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested Adewale Baruwa, aka Baruwa Eleniyan, for being the leader of the gang that assaulted a music fan, simply identify as Shoki.
This is coming barely 24 hours that the video of the assault surfaced online.
Shoki had in a video which trended online asked some of his friends to stop listening to the music of hip pop artiste, Ayo Balogun, aka Wizkid, who grew up in Surulere area of Lagos state, same as Shoki.
The fan had in the video accused Wizkid of stinginess while also asking his viewers to support David Adeleke, better known as Davido.
“Wizkid, you don’t help; but Davido helps. Because your dad lives in Surulere, you are not a Shitta boy; you are a bad boy, you are a foolish man,” Shoki said.
However, the video angered some followers of Wizkid, who attacked him and also shared a recorded video clip of the assault.
The video clip which was later released online showed Baruwa taunting and hitting Shoki who was stripped to his short with a stick
A purported telephone chat between Baruwa and Wizkid, also surfaced online, alleging that the singer knew about the attack on Shoki.
“We have caught the boys; we are busy treating their fuck up; we will send video when we are done,” the chat read.
Following the release of the clip where Shoki was assaulted, the police had vowed to investigate the assault which happened in Shitta community, in the Surulere Local Government Area of Lagos State and arrest all those behind the act.