The Lagos State Police Command has said the corpse of the late singer, Mohbad, would be exhumed for autopsy to aid investigation into the cause of his death, if the need arises.
Wakadaily reported that the young talented singer, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, aka Mohbad died on Tuesday and was laid to rest on Wednesday in his hometown Ikorodu.
There have been a lot of controversies surrounding the passing of the 27-years-old singer, with allegations of threat to life from his former label boss, Naira Marley and his aide, Sam Larry while he was alive.
The late singer had in June 27, 2023 reported a case of threat to life to the Force Criminal Investigation Department Annex, Alagbon, Lagos State, in the petition, Mohbad said Sam Larry and 15 others all armed, stormed the venue of a video shoot where he was working with singer, Zlatan Ibile, and threatened to wreak havoc.
The petition read: “I of the above name and address, a law-abiding citizen and a Musician bring to your notice the assault and threat to my life by the above-mentioned persons.
“On 25th June, 2023 while having a video shoot with another artist by name Zlatan (Ibile, the above mentioned persons numbering about fifteen led by Sam Larry Elegushi invaded the premises with dangerous arms such as guns, cutlasses etc where I was shooting video and scattered the whole process of the shooting, damaged the equipment I was using for the shooting valued about Five Million Naira and started threatening my life which in the process they became violent and assaulted me which I sustained injuries but narrowly escaped.
Attached to this petition is the said pictures. Total amount I paid for the shooting they have destroyed is Eight Million Naira (N8,000,000) which is non-refundable.
“However, during the assault, they were boasting that they work for Oba Elegushi and that they have been asked to deal with me for reasons best known to them which till date they are still threatening to kill me if seen. Sir, I call on your good office to save my life from the above-mentioned persons and bring them to book. Sir, I call on your good office to save my life from the above-mentioned persons and bring them to book,” the petition partly read. Thank you for your timely intervention.”
However, Hundeyin, in an Instagram live session with media personality Daddy Freeze said the police will carry out investigations into the cause of the death of the musician.
He said: “The Force PRO issued a statement this evening (Thursday) saying that an investigation would commence, and that is what we are going to do.
“If need be, the body would be exhumed. It’s not too late. The body can be exhumed. An autopsy can be performed, and the [Force PRO’s] statement also states that people should bring whatever information they have to the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State.
“That is because we don’t want to do hierarchy anymore. Take it to Force headquarters or bring it to Lagos State Command; it doesn’t matter. We are going to harmonise it within ourselves and ensure that justice is done.”