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Entertainment of Friday, 2 September 2022

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Ice Prince faces three years jail time after assaulting police officer

Nigerian singer Ice Prince Nigerian singer Ice Prince

Nigerian rapper, Ice Prince could face a three-year jail time for assaulting a police officer.

The rapper was arrested in the early hours of Friday, September 2 for assaulting a police officer.

Confirming his arrest, the spokesperson of Lagos state police command SP Benjamin Hundeyin said Ice Prince has been arrested and would be arraigned today.

According to Hundeyin “at about 3a.m @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.”

What does the law say?

Any person who; assaults another with intent to commit a felony, or with intent to resist or prevent the lawful arrest or detention of himself or of any other person;

or
assaults, resists or wilfully obstructs a police officer while acting in the execution of his duty, or any person acting in aid of a police officer while so acting;

or
unlawfully assaults, resists, or obstructs, any person engaged in the lawful execution of any process against any property, or in making lawful distress, while so engaged;

or
assaults, resists, or obstructs any person engaged in such lawful execution of process, or in making lawful distress, with intent to rescue any property lawfully taken under such process or distress; or
assaults any person on account of any act done by him in the execution of any duty imposed on him by law;

or
assaults any person in pursuance of any unlawful conspiracy respecting any manufacture, trade, business, or occupation, or respecting any person or persons concerned or employed in any manufacture, trade, business, or occupation, or the wages of any such person or person, is guilty of a felony and is liable to imprisonment for three years.