Nigerian singer, Small Doctor might be spending up to 15 years behind bars if he is found guilty of illegally possessing fire arms and also threatening a police officer.
The men of the Lagos State Police Command yesterday arrested the singer and three other accomplices for allegedly threatening to shoot a police officer.
Police also claim the singer will be prosecuted for a similar incident late November, when he fired pellets that injured four after a show at the Agege Stadium.
According to Section 3 of Nigeria’s Firearm Act, which prohibits the possession or control of firearms, any person(s) found guilty shall be liable to a minimum sentence of ten years.
Section 4 of the same act, which restricts the possession or control of personal firearms, as well as Section 9 which restricts the possession or control of ammunition in respect of certain firearms, also state that anyone found guilty of violation is liable to serve jail term not exceeding five years.