The Imo State Police Command on Saturday said it had arrested popular singer , Duncan Mighty , over alleged N 11m fraud.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state , Orlando Ikeokwu , said that the artist was arrested following a petition by an upcoming artist , M 2.

The police spokesperson said , “ On December 14, operatives of the command arrested popular music artist , Duncan Mighty , on an allegation of fraud.

“ This followed a petition written by an upcoming rap artist, M 2 , who claimed that the Imo State government led by Owelle Rochas Okorocha , through the office of the SA on Entertainment , entered into a deal with Duncan Mighty to manage , promote , arrange Collaboration with other top artists and sign M 2 under Young Wealth record label owned by Duncan Mighty.

“ As a result, an agreement was reached and a fee of N 11, 000 , 000 was paid to him . However , since collecting the payment he refused to fulfill his own part of the deal.

“ Sequel to the petition , the artist was arrested, and he affirmed having such agreement and collecting the fund , but said he can only refund the money if the contract is terminated , he was then released on bail on self -recognition.

“ Consequently , a letter was received by the representative of the former Governor , terminating the contract to enable him to refund the money , and since then he absconded , and all efforts made to reach him proved abortive.

“ In view of the above , a warrant of arrest was issued that led to his arrest at the early hours of this morning . ”