All you need to know about the robbery scandal
We break down the timeline of the Burna Boy, Mr. 2Kay controversy.
As things unravelled people started to pay attention to this bizarre story. It might be complicated if you don't know all the details so here is a breakdown of all the drama.
The beginning of the Burna Boy and Mr. 2Kay beef
In October, Mr 2Kay reacted to the negative things Burna Boy said about Nigerian pastors. Mr. 2Kay during an interview with Hip TV let it be known that he didn't approve of what Burna Boy said.
Mr 2Kay said Burna Boy shouldn’t have spoken ill of pastors because they are anointed men of God so he can’t be talking about them in that manner.
Burna Boy, saw the interview and allegedly sent a threatening DM to Mr. 2Kay.
"You better have that energy when I come for you because I’m coming for you," he allegedly threatened.
Mr. 2Kay gets beaten and robbed at Buckwyld 'n' Breathless concert
On, October 22, 2017, 2face Idibia and Tiwa Savage headlined Buckwyld 'n' Breathless at Eko Hotel & Suites. Mr. 2Kay performed at the event and after his performance he would go up to his room in the hotel and relax.
Unfortunately he was attacked and robbed in his hotel room. Most of his possessions were gone and he was left with bruises all over his body.
Eko Hotel and Suites say the incident is under police investigation
On October 24, 2017, Pulse reached out to Eko Hotel & Suites to shed more insight on the incident. According to a duty manager in the hotel, the case was under police investigation. "Since yesterday, the police and the security officials of the hotel have been working round the clock to investigate what really happened" she said.
Mr 2Kay sues Eko Hotel and Suites for N500M
On November 7, 2017, it was reportedly revealed that hit the management of Eko Hotel and Suites with a N500M lawsuit.
Burna Boy wanted for questioning
On November 20, 2017, it the police announced that Burna Boy was wanted for questioning over the Mr 2Kay robbery incident.
On the same day, the police paraded three robbery suspects who claimed that Burna Boy along with his road manager sent them to attack Mr. 2Kay
The police arrested four suspects including the road manager of Burna boy, Joel. During interrogation, the robbers confessed that they were hired by Burna Boy through his manager.
According to the Lagos state commissioner of police, Edgal Imohimi, the suspects confessed to receiving a part payment of 50,000 Naira before the job and another 50,000 was paid to the robbers directly by Burna Boy when the job was done.
After this revelation, the police declared Burna boy wanted, it was also announced by the police later on that they sent a letter to Burna boy to come for questioning so as to explain what role he played in the attack and robbery of Mr 2Kay, an invitation he is yet to respond to.
Burna Boy releases statement
On November 21, 2017, Burna Boy released a statement via his record label which claimed he had honoured the police's invitation and was never declared wanted by them in the first place.
The police would refute his claim later stating that Burna Boy had not yet honoured its invitation.
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