Police began to probe mohbad's death.
Ilerioluwa Aloba, alias Mohbad, was a musician. The Nigeria Police Force has stated that it will conduct a thorough inquiry into the events leading up to her death.
Following the publication of a document on X (previously known as Twitter), the late singer petitioned the Force Criminal Investigation. Department Annex, Alagbon, Lagos State, alleging, among other things, that a music promoter named Samson Balogun, aka Sam Larry, and. Others, had threatened his life, caused malicious damage, assaulted him, and subjected him to oppression.
Petition filed on June 27, 2023, Mohbad claimed that Sam Larry and 15 other people, all of whom were armed, had entered the. Location of a film shoot where he and another performer, Omoniyi Temidayo, alias Zlatan Ibile, were engaged in production and. Made threats to cause mayhem.
He said, “They eventually assaulted him (Mohbad) before he just barely escaped with injuries after they destroyed equipment worth over. N5 million at the scene.”
I, of the above name and address, a law-abiding citizen and musician, draw to your attention the assault and. Threat to my life by the above named individuals, the petition stated.
“On June 25, 2023, while I was filming a video with another artist by the name of Zlatan Ibile, the aforementioned individuals—numbering around 15—led by. Sam Larry Elegushi broke into the location with dangerous weapons like guns and cutlasses and disrupted the entire shooting process, damaged the equipment. I was using for the shooting, which was worth about N5 million, and began threatening my life.
They started to get aggressive during this procedure and attacked me. I was hurt, but I just about made it. The aforementioned images are attached to this petition. The entire sum of N8 million that I spent for the shooting that they destroyed is non-refundable.
However, they boasted that they were working for Oba Elegushi and that they had been sent to deal with me for reasons that are only known to them. To this day, they have continued to threaten to kill me if I am spotted. Please use your good offices to protect me from the aforementioned individuals and bring them to justice. Thank you for your prompt action, part of the petition stated.
When PUNCH Metro called the Force Public Relations Officer about the current development.
Unspoken WhatsApp chat, Olumuyiwa Adejobi wrote, “Ok. I’ll investigate,”
However, he noted that the police were committed to a thorough investigation into the matter and added that the Lagos State Commissioner of Police. Had been tasked to elucidate the circumstances surrounding his death in a subsequent official statement titled, “Mohbad’s Death. We will carry out diligent investigation – FPRO.”
“Our sincere condolences go out to the family, friends, and supporters of the late Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, better known as. Mohbad, who passed away recently,” Adejobi stated. We are aware of the worries surrounding his premature passing.
“The Lagos State Commissioner of Police has been tasked with determining the circumstances surrounding his death, and the. Nigeria Police Force is dedicated to conducting a thorough investigation into this case. As investigations progress, updates will be given, so don’t worry.
“We urge members of the family or close friends who may have important information to. Contact the Lagos State Commissioner of Police to help with this procedure. We respectfully ask that people hold off on saying anything or taking any actions that would endanger the ongoing inquiry in the interim. We respect your confidence and assistance greatly.
According to The PUNCH, controversial socialite Sam Larry has experienced backlash on social media as a result of a video that surfaced showing him and several other people harassing Mohbad.
Video, Mohbad and Zlatan were on the set of a music video when Larry and a group of youngsters barged in, targeting Mohbad, who fled in terror.
Zlatan, on the other hand, made an effort to salvage the situation by defending Mohbad from Larry and his allies.
Many Nigerians were incensed by the video and flocked to Larry’s Instagram page to condemn him for intimidating and threatening the late singer.
Response to the barrage of cyberattacks he has gotten since the video’s release, Larry, who is rumored to be Naira Marley’s ally, has subsequently disabled his Instagram account.
According to The PUNCH, Mohbad passed away on Tuesday at the age of 27.
The management of Mohbad also issued a formal announcement announcing his demise.
Meantime, the Lagos Annex, Force Criminal Investigation Department of the Nigeria Police Force, Zone 2, Alagbon, has refuted a widely circulated claim that the police had detained singer Azeez Fashola, also known as Naira Marley, and music promoter Samson Balogun, also known as Sam Larry, for questioning after the death of Mohbad.
An exclusive phone interview with our correspondent on Thursday night, Oluniyi Ogundeyi, the FCID Lagos Annex spokeswoman, disclosed this.
Similar move, the Ikate-Elegushi Kingdom’s Elegushi Royal Family has severed ties with socialite Samson Balogun, also known as Sam Larry.
Royal family dismissed the performance promoter in a statement issued on Thursday.
It made it clear that Sam Larry, like the rest of the populace, frequently came to pay homage to the king and seek his blessings.