Nigerian comedian, Sunday Joshua Martins popularly known as Degeneral, has been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) over the use of hard drugs.
Degeneral was arrested on Tuesday night at his residence in Lagos.
The comedian had gone live on Instagram before his arrest where he was seen confronting NDLEA officers at his residence.
However, NDLEA on Wednesday, released a statement giving the reason for the arrest of Degeneral.
According to NDLEA’s spokesman, Femi Babafemi, said the comedian was arrested for drug related issues.
He stated that Martins was arrested because drugs were found in his house, and also added that a detailed statement will be issued shortly.
A friend and colleague of the comedian identified as Ayothecreator has pleaded and requested that Degeneral be released as he is innocent of the charges leveled against him as he does not do drugs