Today, at Olaiya Junction, Osogbo, Osun State, Mercy Aigbe, was arrested by some heavily armed policemen at the Olaiya Junction area of Osogbo, the Osun State, after firing multiple shots into the air.
The policemen were said to be on a stop-and-search when they saw a police cap on the dashboard of her car.
Angered by the effrontery of the police to block her, the actress was said to have flared up and insulted the policemen, who then seized her mobile phone. Her husband, said to be a police officer also, was reportedly called and he pleaded with the policemen to release her.
Aigbe was said to have spoken harshly to the policemen and this reportedly annoyed them. The altercation attracted a huge crowd, prompting the policemen to call for reinforcement to prevent the crowd from attacking them.
Adedeji, an eyewitness, said, “When the policemen got to the junction, they went to the parked car and ordered the driver to roll down the glass of the car because it was tinted and they could not identify those in the car. Immediately the driver rolled the glasses down Mercy Aigbe rushed out of the car to confront the policemen.
They eventually took her and the boy who drove, away.” Her brother was pushed into the back of the parol van, while Aigbe was allowed to remain in her car which was driven away by a policeman.