The NDLEA has detained rappers Mohbad and Zinoleesky for narcotics possession.
Mohbad is a Nigerian rapper and musician who is known for songs like KPK, Feel Good, Komajensun, Backside, Ponmo, Imole, and many more.
According to the latest reports, NDLEA has arrested Mohbad and Zinoleesky. Continue to know more about their current situation.
Rapper Mohbad Arrested With Zinoleesky Over Drugs Charges
Mohbad and Zinoleesky have been arrested by Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NLDEA).
A video of the two music stars has gone viral on social media. It shows them being harassed and manhandled by the men of the agency.
We can also see, NLDEA men handcuffing Zinolessky aka Oniyide Azeez, bringing him out of his own house.
The personnel of the agency has subsequently arrested three of the singer's friends on Thursday, February 24, 2022.
Videos of NDLEA officials harassing members of the Marlian Music including Mohbad & Zinoleesky and their friends surface 💔— TurnTable Charts (TTC) (@TurntableCharts) February 24, 2022
Over 10 people are reported to have been arrested pic.twitter.com/qF0xG250nG
After the circulation of the footage, Femi Babafemi, the Director of Media and Advocacy, also confirmed the arrest of the rising singers.
Why Were Rapper Mohbad & Zinoleesky Arrested? NDLEA Controversy Explained
Mohbad and Zinoleesky were arrested after NDLEA found illicit drugs in their house. The news was confirmed by Femi Babafemi.
The Director said: "Yes, they have been arrested because we had reliable information that they were in possession of drugs."
"We moved in on them and recovered drugs. That is why five of them were arrested; three males and two females."
He also said: “When their house was searched we found in their possession molly and cannabis."
"The investigation is still ongoing but we have to trace where they are getting these substances from.”
Both the rising rappers are signed with the Marlian Music, headed by Naira Marley.
Shortly after the arrest, Naira Marley of Marlian Records took to Instagram and wrote: “I’m so angry right now.”
This is not the first time that Mohbad was arrested. In November 2021, she got in trouble with the authorities of Cyprus.
The rapper had revealed that he got after the promoter for the show he went to perform at messed up his arrangement.
Mohbad Real Name & Wikipedia
Rapper Mohbad's real name is Ilerioluwa Oladimeji. Similarly, Zinoleesky's real name is Oniyide Azeez.
Mohbad lacks a Wikipedia bio, although he is one of the fast-rising and most promising street singers in the music industry.
He was born on June 8th, 1996 in Lagos State.
The rapper came into prominence after posting freestyle and rap videos on Instagram. He is active with the handle name @iammohbad.