According to LIB findings, Duncan Mighty was arrested by men of the Imo State Police command on allegation of ‘fraud’.
In an official statement issued by the command’s public relations officer, SP Ikeokwu Orlando, ‘today 14/12/19 operatives of the command arrested popular music artist DUNCAN MIGHTY on an allegation of fraud’
See the rest of the statement and a video from the scene of the arrest below…
This followed a petition written by an upcoming rap artist M2, who claimed that the IMO state Government led by Owelle Rochas Okorocha, through the office of the SA on Entertainment, enter into a deal with DUNCAN MIGHTY to manage, promote, arrange Collaboration with other top artist and sign M2 under YOUNG WEALTH record label owned by Duncan Mighty, as a result, an agreement was reached with a fee of ELEVEN MILLION NAIRA (N11,000,000) Was paid to him, However, since collecting the payment he refused to fulfill his own part of the deal.
Sequel to the petition, the artist was arrested, and he affirmed the having such agreement and collecting the fund, but said he can only refund the money if the contract is terminated, he was then released on bail on self recognizance.
Consequently, a letter was received by the representative of the former Governor, terminating the contract to enable him to refund the money, and since then he absconded, and all efforts made to reach him proved abortive.
In view of the above, a warrant of arrest was issued, that led to his arrest at the early hours of this morning.