Naijagotit.com obtained photos of the suspected robbers who attacked singer Mr. 2kay and robbed him at Eko Hotel and Suites.
Joel Kantiock, Burna Boy’s road manager, was paraded among the robbery suspects. Their names are Balogun Ademola, Obinna Igwe, and Tunmise Omotore.
According to the press statement released by the Acting Commissioner of Police, Lagos state command Edgal Imohimi, the suspects were paid to N50,000 before the attack on Mr. 2Kay and another N50,000 was paid directly by Burna boy after the job was done.
The alleged suspects who attacked and robbed Mr. 2kay at Eko Hotel and Suites and Burna Boy’s road manager (Pulse)
Imohimi further revealed at a press briefing on Monday, November 20, 2017, that the armed robbery suspects were tracked down after watching the CCTV footage installed in Eko Hotel & Suites.
The ACP went on to give a detailed account of what happened in Mr. 2Kay’s room that fateful night.
“At about 2am, someone knocked on the door of Mr. 2Kay’s room and introduced himself as a room service official from the reception. Mr. 2Kay opened the door and four men entered with a gun.
“They robbed him of his Audemars Piguet, an automatic gold wristwatch valued at $25,000; gold jewellery valued at N1.5m; an iPhone 7 valued at N380,000, a Samsung Galaxy S7 valued at N240,000, Samsung Galaxy S5 worth N110,000; Adidas shoes valued at N75,000; three bottles of perfume worth N180,000, and a cash sum of N45,000.
The gang then tied him and his girlfriend up before leaving the room. During investigations, the girlfriend of one of the gang members, Nimota Mutajero, was arrested. Her confession led to the arrest of three suspects. They confessed that one Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy, an artiste, through his road manager, one Joel Kantiock, contacted and paid them to rob Mr. 2Kay to teach him a lesson.
“Kantiock was subsequently picked up in his hideout in Zaria, Kaduna State.
“He confessed that his boss, Burna Boy, instructed him to look for armed men that could rob Mr. 2Kay. Burna Boy mobilised the gang with an initial cash sum of N50,000 and a subsequent sum of N50,000 when the job had been completed.