Ice Prince Zamani, a well-known musician in Nigeria, had been detained by the Lagos State Command of the Nigerian Police Force.
Ice Prince was charged with kidnapping a police officer by the authorities.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, announced this in a tweet on Friday morning.
According to the police spokesman, Ice Prince accepted to be escorted to the station after being pulled over early on Friday for driving without a license plate.
The police spokesperson said that the musician afterwards kidnapped and attacked the officer in his car. He allegedly threatened to toss the policeman into a river as well.
However, the police spokesperson stated that the musician had been detained and would face charges today (Friday).
The tweet read, “At 3am today, @Iceprincezamani was stopped for driving without license plates. He agreed to be taken to the station. He, thereafter, abducted the police officer in his car, assaulted him and threatened to throw him in the river. He has been arrested and would be arraigned today.”