Ducan Mighty is currently under Nigerian police detention for a case of fraud after scheming the sum of N11m from Imo State government under Rochas Okorocha administration, while ”Duncan Mighty abducted still trends on social media.
In the early hours of Saturday, the media reported the abduction of the Port Harcourt born singer, Duncan Mighty, after club owner, Cubana Chief Priest raised an alarm on social media.
Based on a detailed research Surge Zirc gathered that the ‘Akonuche’ crooner wasn’t abducted as claimed, rather was arrested for fraud by men of the Nigerian Police in Owerri, Imo State capital
According to information made available by the police in Owerri, Duncan Mighty received the sum of N11million from Imo state government for a contract under the administration of Rochas Okorocha but failed to comply with the terms of the contract yet refused to refund the money that was paid to him.
According to the Imo State Police Command spokesperson, Ikeokwu Godson (SP), the arrest of Duncan Mighty was carried out by men of the state’s police command.
”TODAY 14/12/19 operatives of the command arrested popular music artist DUNCAN MIGHTY on an allegation of FRAUD.
”This followed a petition written by an upcoming rap artist M2, who claimed that the IMO state Government led by Owelle Rochas Okorocha, through the office of the SA on Entertainment, enter into a deal with DUNCAN MIGHTY to manage, promote, arrange
Collaboration with other top artist and sign M2 under YOUNG WEALTH record label owned by Duncan Mighty.
”As a result an agreement was reached with a fee of ELEVEN MILLION NAIRA (N11,000,000) Was paid to him,However, since collecting the payment he refused to fulfill his own part of the deal.
”Sequel to the petition, the artist was arrested, and he affirmed the having such agreement and collecting the fund, but said he can only refund the money if the contract is terminated,/he was then released on bail on self recognizance
”Consequently, a letter was reviewed by the representative of the former Governor, terminating the contract to enable him refund the money, and since then he absconded, and all efforts made to reach him proved abortive.
”In view of the above, a warrant of arrest was issued, that led to his arrest at the early hours of this morning.”
Duncan Mighty has been linked to a number of fraud. Recall the case of Appyday, the Nigerian singer based in Norway who accused the Port Harcourt singer of N1M fraud.