Controversial Lagos socialite, Balogun Eletu, also known as Sam Larry has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command.
Naija News understands that the police arrested Sam Larry over an ongoing investigation into the circumstances leading to the death of 27-year-old singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad.
The spokesperson of Lagos State Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed the development in a statement released on Thursday night.
Hundeyin said, “Yes, Balogun Eletu aka Sam Larry is now in our custody. He is currently assisting with the ongoing investigation.”
There had been reports that the state police command had earlier invited Marlian Label boss, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley and Sam Larry for questioning over Mohbad’s death.
The police last week, also confirmed that pathologists had concluded the autopsy conducted on Mohbad, while they await the result.
He said, “Autopsy has been concluded. Awaiting results.”
The autopsy was carried out following the exhumation of Mohbad by a combined team of the Nigeria Police Force and health officials.
The police had also arrested the nurse who reportedly injected the deceased singer before his demise on Tuesday, September 12.
Mohbad was buried in Ikorodu, Lagos State the next day after his death.