Nollywood Actress Yetunde Akilapa Released From Kirikiri, Acquitted Of Theft Charges

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Yetunde Akilapa has been released from prison and set free.

The Nollywood actress, who was sent to Kirikiri Prison, Apapa, Lagos around February 2013, for allegedly being in possession of 100 master key, has been discharged and acquitted of the theft charges brought against her.

Yetunde Akilapa was arrested around February and detained at Alade Police station in Somolu after she was accused of stealing a bunch of keys.

In a statement by her lawyer, Yetunde Akilapa said the keys she was caught with were used in her new movie, Bunmi Akata and that she was arrested after being framed by people she regarded as friends.

The case filed under Charge no F/10/13 COP v Yetunde Akilapa was dismissed for want of diligent prosecution.



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