Fake pregnancy: Davido faces backlash over accusers’ arrest


UPDATE: Davido late Tuesday asked the police to release the suspects.

Popular musician, David Adedeji Adeleke aka Davido, is facing intense backlash over his decision to arrest two sisters for accusing him of impregnating one of them.

The sisters identified as Susan and Helen, had last week released a video in which they claimed that he impregnated one of them.and abandoned her.

The story, which went viral, role few days after his wife, Chioma, had a baby boy.

Davido was furious and denied any link with the accusers.

He tagged the tagged it as ‘audio pregnancy.’

He also vowed to get them arrested, prosecuted and jailed for defamation.

The accusers then came out to say it was a prank and apologised to the entertainer.

The ladies, who spoke in a foreign accent while accusing Davido, changed to Yoruba in tendering the apology

He, however, went ahead to get them arrested and handcuffed, with the video circulating on the internet.

The development has led to a backlash, with Nigerians hurling invectives at him.

Many decried his decision to haul the sisters into detention even as others advised her to release them and drop the case to avoid damage to his image.

Some accused him of having buried invectives at others for which nobody took action against him.