The spokesperson of the Lagos state police command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, has reacted to tweets by singer Peter Okoye, appealing for the police to temper justice with mercy concerning Seun Kuti’s assault case against a police officer A video that went viral on Saturday, May 13, showed Seun pushing and slapping a policeman. His action has been condemned by many police officers, with Inspector General of Police calling for his arrest.
Peter Okoye who had an online fight with Seun earlier in the year, over a comment Seun made about Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, asked the police to temper justice with mercy concerning Seun’s assault case.
However, Hundeyin pointed out that the police do not give justice but the court. He asked Peter to redirect his appeal to the judiciary.