- According to reports, famous actor Jim Iyke was arrested by police in the afternoon of August 27, 2018
- He was said to have been picked up at the Lagos airport
- The dad of one was accused of assaulting a staff of one of the airlines at the airport
News reaching NAIJ.com indicates that popular Nigerian actor Jim Iyke was arrested at the domestic wing of the Muritala Mohammed Airport in Lagos state on August 27, 2018.
Iyke was allegedly arrested after he was said to have assaulted the staff of one of the airlines domiciled at the airport.
The actor assaulted one of the security personnel who attempted to search him after he arrived for a flight. Unknown to the security man, Jim had missed his flight because he arrived late.
Perhaps irritated because he missed his flight, Jim lashed out at the security man slapping him in the process.
As a result of the altercation, management of the airline immediately alerted airport police and Iyke was whisked away.
Watch a video of the incident below:
“It is not my plan to fill my father’s shoes; I have just set out to play my part in the society. I am not under any pressure to surpass my father’s achievements in the movie industry. I am just here, being myself. I have always loved acting and mimicking people.
At a very early age, it was obvious that I was also going to become an actor. I was named after an actor called Yul Brynner. However, I am not under any pressure to surpass my father,” he told Punch.
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