Nigerian musician, Johnson Oyindamola, popularly known as Dammy Krane, was arraigned by the police on Monday for alleged threat to life, defamation, and conduct likely to cause a breach of peace at the Igbosere Magistrate Court in Lagos.
According to Punch, the musician threatened the lives of staff members of betting company, Merrybet Gold Limited, on July 29, 2019, and also released a song in which he accused the firm of breach of contract.
Dammy Krane was also accused of conspiring with others at large to conduct himself in a manner likely to cause a breach of the peace and threat to life in contravention of Section 412 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2015.
The musician got into trouble after Merrybet Gold Limited wrote a petition to the police accusing him of threat to life and cyber bullying.
The musician was said to have attended a game show sponsored by the betting company and lost. He was said to have demanded some money for appearing on the show, but he firm disagreed, insisting that the sum was only given to winners.
However, the singer was granted a bail of N50,000 and the case was adjourned till October 11 for mention.