Mercy Aigbe has been released by the men of Osun State Police command hours after police arrested the nollywood actress and her driver for violating military rule.
The actress was returning to her base in Lagos yesterday when a military cap on her dash board caught the attention of some policemen on Patrol.
Her driver was stopped around 4:30pm yesterday but while trying to resist arrest, the officers fired two gunshots into the area.
A police officer drove Mercy Aigbe to a station near Olaiya Junction in Osogbo while her driver was bundled into the patrol car.
Another version of the story stated that police were searching for a serial yahoo boy in Osogbo but on sighting Mercy Aigbe’s Honda car, they ordered her to park and because the car was tinted, they couldn’t identify those in it.
At that point, they saw a Military cap on the dashboard, they ordered everyone in the car to come out for proper search but Mercy Aigbe confronted the officers.
They eventually succeeded in forcing Mercy Aigbe out of the car while resisting stop and search.
A police officer drove Mercy Aigbe in her Honda to the station while her driver was handcuffed and bundled into Osogbo police patrol vehicle.
A source said Mercy Aigbe and her driver initially took off but police fired shots which forced them to stop.
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