Instagram big boy and nightlife aficionado, Cubana Chief Priest has reportedly been detained by the Police Monitoring Unit in Lagos State.
Cubana Chief Priest real name Pascal Okechukwu was said to have been invited to the Force Headquarters Annex Lagos on Thursday morning for questioning on his alleged ”abuse of police escorts and his unexplainable wealth’‘.
He arrived at the police annex at about 10 am on Thursday, June 18 and has been with the police, answering questions from the officers.
It was gathered that the socialite was invited for alleged misuse of police escorts and weapons as well as unexplained wealth.
Specifically, a police source mentioned that the investigation was a sequel to order from the office of the IG which expressed shock over the abuse of police personnel.
He said: “We have detained Cubana Chief Priest and he is facing interrogation for misuse of police personnel as well as the illegal use of a weapon and his extravagant and unexplained lifestyle.”
Cubana Chief Priest is known to post pictures of himself in private jets and exotic cars to impress his about 1.6 million followers on Instagram.
Recalling a video he posted on January 6 this year where he was seen throwing freshly minted bundles of naira notes to a huge crowd. According to the officer, Cubana’s act in the video is a crime that attracts a sentence of six months or a fine of N50,000 or both.
This arrest, however, is coming a month after another Instagram celebrity and Chairman, Five Star Group, Emeka Okonkwo aka E-money, was detained for abuse of police officers as escorts.