Footage emerges of how Fuse ODG was harassed by UK Police

Footage emerges of how Fuse ODG was harassed by UK Police

‘Antenna’ hit maker, Fuse ODG has circulated a video of how he was subjected to some harsh treatment by four Metropolitan police officers in South London on February 28..

The musician known in real life as Nana Richard Abiona was in the company of his business partner, Andre Hacket when the incident occurred.

The officers had stopped and surrounded their car, stating they smelled cannabis and wanted to check it for illegal substances.

Despite Fuse ODG’s requests to see their search warrant, he was handcuffed and put into a bus where he demanded an explanation for his mistreatment.

Sharing the video on his Instagram page, the UK-based Ghanaian blamed the mistreatment on racism.

“I almost didn’t share this incident as firstly, I’m exhausted of seeing videos like this myself as I know a lot of you are. Secondly for my own sense of pride, honestly speaking, it’s just embarrassing. I’m too much of a King to be handled like this! So with the above in mind, what you are watching is actually a censored version of events.

“Having taken the time to process the incident and this ongoing problem, there are certain things that I feel must be said: This incident took place a few months back on 28th Feb 2023. I was dragged out of my car and handcuffed in the middle of the street in Brixton with no warning or explanation. After the incident, I spent 6 hours in A & E due to how tightly they clamped the cuffs on me…(excruciating pain!), as well as suffering neck and back pain for the following weeks.

“It’s wild that this is the normal reality for too many of us growing up in this country But even wilder is that, this is still the reality in a post George Floyd world. In the past months, we have seen so many videos of police officers beating up and even kneeling on our black children in the UK. I know because a lot of the time they come to me for help.

“The sad reality is that as a black man living in this system, it doesn’t matter how much money you make or the positive impact that you have on the world, they still only see you as one thing. This isn’t the first time this has happened to me or @mrhackett1. At one point, it was almost a weekly occurance. The difference is that at this stage in life, we are now in the position to have the resources at our disposal to deal with these issues differently. We have filed a formal complaint with the @metpolice_uk and we are very grateful to @tundeokewale of @UrbanLawyers who has come to stand in the gap for us.

“That said, we are not holding our breaths for justice from this system. The real battle is internal…the real battle is won when we don’t let them break our confidence and we maintain our identity and dignity. Which is why the work we are doing through the music and @schoolofnewafrica is vital. Teaching the next generation to see themselves differently,” he wrote.


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The Metropolitan officers justified their actions by claiming that the handcuffs were used to protect both parties.

No narcotics were discovered despite a thorough search.



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