Seun Egbegbe, who was recently accused of stealing some iPhones at a mobile device store in Computer Village has shared proof showing he is not in prison.
There were rumours that Egbegbe, who was granted bail in the sum of N1m following his arraignment in court for theft, was being held at the Kirikiri Prison.
A new picture of the filmmaker who was seen pouring himself a glass of lager, was posted on Instagram by a user named Seun Oloketuyi.
It was accompanied with a press statement signed by Egbegbe.
The statement reads, "Special Appreciation to you all!
"Following the public allegation about the news/publication on social media that Mr Seun Egbegbe was remanded at kirikiri prison, we will authoritatively inform the general public that Mr Seun Egbegbe of Ebony Films Productions was granted bail on thursday 24th November, 2016 by the magistrate court in lagos with adjournment of case till february 18th, 2017.
"The Media Team to Mr Seun Egbegbe will appreciate if some Non-investigative media, would stop misleading the general public and fans with false report or story over the settled matter.
"I am not presently at Kirikiri prison as alleged by some reporters, since the begining of the whole drama because i know nothing about it and God bears my witness"...says: Seun Egbegbe.
"Special thanks to the Nigeria Police Force for their investigative intervention, Media practitioners and my loving Fans worldwide.
"Thanks for your support & concern. "Good things will never seize in our homes". Note: Please always find out the Truth before reporting or publishing."
Some eye witnesses who were present at the Computer Village on the day of the alleged theft confirmed that he stole the iPhones.
He was prevented from driving off after an SUV driver stopped in front of his vehicle, preventing him from moving.