Police detains Instagram celebrity Cubana Chief Priest

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Instagram celebrity and Executive Director, Cubana Group, Pascal Okechukwu, popularly known as Cubana Chief Priest, has been detained by the Inspector-General of Police Monitoring Unit in Lagos State.

The Instagram celebrity known for his lavish lifestyle, arrived at the Force Headquarters Annex, Lagos and was detained afterwards for alleged misuse of police escorts and weapons as well as unexplained wealth.

A top police source said the investigation was sequel to order from the Office of the Inspector-General of Police who had expressed shock over the abuse of police personnel.

He said, “We have detained Cubana Chief Priest and he is facing interrogation for misuse of police personnel as well as the illegal use of a weapon and his extravagant and unexplained lifestyle.”

He posts pictures of himself in private jets and exotic cars to impress his 1.6 million followers on Instagram.

On January 6, 2020, he posted a video of himself throwing freshly minted bundles of naira notes to a huge crowd, a crime that attracts a sentence of six months or a fine of N50,000 or both.