THE Nigeria Police Force has confirmed that its operatives on Saturday, served official Invitation Letters on Busola and Timi Dakolo.
According to Police Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, the invitation was sequel to an on-going police investigation touching on the wider and highly publicized case involving Busola Dakolo, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo and others.
HAPPENINGSNG had reported that Police on Saturday invited soul singer, Timi and his wife, Busola, a celebrity photographer, for interrogation over alleged falsehood, criminal conspiracy, mischief and threat to life.
This was later confirm by the celebrity that the show was during delivery of the invitation letter for the couple which Dakolo alleged as invasion of their private residence by police operatives.
The Police Spokesperson said, “It is important however to note that a Police Invitation Letter is not synonymous with a Warrant of Arrest, and must not be construed to be one. Rather, it is a polite investigative tool used in eliciting information voluntarily from parties to aid police investigations.
“Members of the public should see it as a legitimate act in line with the constitutional mandate of the police, which among other things include the investigation of all complaints brought before it.
“The Inspector General of Police, IGP MA Adamu NPM, mni has appealed for calm, and is reassuring Nigerians that the Police Force under his watch will remain professional, impartial and unreservedly committed to the pursuit of justice in this case and all other cases before it.” Frank added
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