Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA have stormed the residence of fast rising singers, Zinoleesky and Mohbad as fans allegedly reacted to their arrest.
Femi Babafemi, a spokesperson of the NDLEA, confirmed that the two artistes were arrested during a raid in the early hours of Thursday.
“Our men raided an area in Idado estate where Bịara Market boys stay. Some quantities of Cannabis and Molly were recovered from their apartment and car,” he told TheCable Lifestyle.
“Six persons were arrested in all. Two females and four males.”
Videos surfaced online showing officials of the agency cuffing the two artistes who are affiliated with Naira Marley.
The scene believed to have played out in Lagos witnessed a struggle between Marley’s associates and the NDLEA.
Marley is still facing an 11-count charge bordering on conspiracy, possession of counterfeit credit cards, and fraud.
He was first arrested in May 2019 by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Zinoleesky and Mohbad’s arrest comes about six weeks after De General, the skit maker, was apprehended in another NDLEA raid.
The skit maker was later charged with three counts of trafficking tramadol and cannabis sativa and convicted of the charges by a federal high court in Lagos after pleading guilty to possessing substances found in his home.
The court said the volume of substance was too minimal for a sentence and cautioned him to “go and sin no more”.
Reactions Zinoleesky and Mohbad’s arrest
marcelino_ugo said: “Why did Dey handcuff the celebrities … are they criminals… what is Nigeria turning into …”
olaide.0.8 said: “If a celebrity was treated this way, I wonder how a normal citizen would be treated.”
jewel_of_d_south said: “I don’t know why our enforcement agents don’t give self recognition to these celebrities.it’s not too cool.”
ola_feggi said: “This is absolutely wrong, you don’t treat people like that even if they are your suspects…”
dom__lucy said: “@ndlea_nigeria this is really disheartening and I’m so heartbroken seeing this videoare we even an animal to you? it’s really scary these people are humans for goodness sakethe attack was not really necessary.”