Portable arrested by police over debt incurred from G-Wagon purchase

The Lagos State Police Command, on Tuesday, confirmed the arrest of the popular musician, Habeeb Okikiola aka Portable for allegedly refusing to pay the debts he incurred when he purchased a G-Wagon from a car dealer in the state.

It is alleged that during the purchase of the vehicle worth N27M, Portable paid only N13m and refused to pay the N14m balance.

Reports revealed that whenever the car dealer contacted the musician to pay the balance, he usually claimed that the vehicle was bad.

When efforts to get Portable to pay the balance proved abortive, our correspondent gathered that the car dealer reported the matter to the police resulting in the policemen detailed to investigate the case arresting him on Tuesday.

When contacted by our correspondent, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed that Portable had been arrested.

He said, “Yes, Portable has been arrested. He bought G-Wagon for N27m, paid N13m and refused to pay the rest, claiming the vehicle was bad. We arrested him today.”

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