Domestic Violence: Court Reminds Rapper Lil Frosh in Prison Over Alleged Assault on Girlfriend

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Nigerian singer, Sanni Wasiu, popularly known as Lil frosh, has been remanded at the Ikoyi Correctional Centre till March 9, 2021, over the alleged assault on his girlfriend, Okeoghene Iyomaterie.

In October 2020, musician Lil Frosh was accused by girlfriend Okeoghene Iyomaterie of physically abusing her.

The victim, who noted that she has been in a relationship with the musician since January 2020, alleged that anytime they disagreed, it had always resulted in violence.


She said: “He consistently slapped me on the face, kicking, pushing me on other sensitive parts. The recent attack
happened in September 2020, when he attacked me and rained blow on my head with bruises on my face. I partially lost my sight and had sleepless nights. He repeatedly boasted that since he is a well-known musician he is untouchable.”

A suit against the upcoming music star was filed before the Lagos state Magistrate court in Yaba with help of the International Association Of Women Lawyers, Lagos State branch.

At the hearing on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, Lil Frosh was arraigned on one count of assault and he pleaded not guilty to the offense.

Frosh who was previously co-signed to Davido’s label is alleged to have assaulted his girlfriend

Magistrate, Adeola Olatunbosun, adjourned the case till March 9, 2021. According to reports, Lil Frosh is to remain in prison custody till the next hearing.

Iyomaterie’s manager, Michael, had on October 5, 2020, on his Instagram page, accused Lil Frosh of assaulting her, of which the muscian, denied in an interview.

Lil Frosh

The story caused an outrage on social media, leading to the termination of his recording contract by Davido Music Worldwide (DMW).

Photo Credit: Instagram

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