Seyitan Babatayo, the lady who accused popular Nigerian musician D’Banj, of rape, has been arrested by the Nigerian Police Force.
The lady had earlier accused the superstar of raping her at Glee hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos, in 2018.
D’Banj, initially, kept mum about the allegations but later spoke out.
According to Premium Times, the arrest was confirmed by lawyers of Ms Babatayo. They also announced they are currently working with the police to facilitate her bail.
“They arrested Seyitan this morning in Lagos. They arrested our client but somebody is already there to facilitate her release on bail.
“This matter is coming to Abuja by tomorrow; we are petitioning. The Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) is taking up the petition tomorrow. That is all I can say about it for now,” they lawyers said.
The Emergency crooner through his lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, has asked that N100 million be paid as damages. They added that she pays the sum within 48 hours.
“We have been instructed to demand and we do hereby demand from you the following: That your client makes an outright apology and a total retraction of each and every false allegation made against and concerning our client.
“The said apology and retraction shall be published in four national dailies with wide circulation in Nigeria as well as on social media platforms and handles being used by your client and her hirelings.
“That your client makes a compensatory deposit of the sum of N100m only through this chambers in favour of our client to assuage his battered image,” the statement read in part.