Seyitan Babatayo, the lady who accused D’banj of raping her in 2018 has been released after being arrested by the Lagos state police.
Babatayo’s lawyers confirmed her arrest on Tuesday, June 16. Her lawyers told Premium Times;
“They arrested Seyitan this morning in Lagos. They arrested our client but somebody is already there to facilitate her release on bail.”
“This matter is coming to Abuja by tomorrow; we are petitioning. The Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) is taking up the petition tomorrow. That is all I can say about it for now.”
In a notice D’banj’s lawyers Mike Ozekhome Chambers served Ms. Babatayo, she was asked to pay the singer N100m within 48 hours as compensation for falsely accusing him of rape or risk legal action.
Kiki Mordi wrote in part:
Seyitan accused D’Banj a couple of weeks before this article of sexual assault. Yesterday at about noon, Seyitan was and is still detained in Sodipo Ikeja and hasn’t been granted access to friends, family or a lawyer lawyers.
Kiki Mordi confirming that Ms. Babatayo has been released tweeted: