One of the winners of MTN Project
Fame winner, Monica Ogah » has
began an appeal to fans to come to
the aid of rising music act, John
Inas, who is currently facing a
murder cum robbery charge.
Ogah took to her Instagram account on
Monday, June 13, 2016 to explain what her
‘investigation’ has yielded regarding the
alleged charges against Inas by the Nigerian
In her post, which was accompanied by Inas’
pictures, she wrote, “This just came to my
notice and I made sure I got the real story
before I posted this (Important).”
Continuing, she wrote, ‘A Benue artiste INAS
(John Inas) has been in police custody since
Wednesday 1st of June after being arrested
for going home late after a video shoot… He
was bailed on Friday night with the sum
of #20,000. But was told to come back on
Saturday for the collection of his phone since
the policeman in possession of the phone had
‘The next day when he went to collect the
phone, the policeman told him not to disturb
him about the phone or he’ll rearrest him. The
boy continued begging the policeman and the
policeman told him to sit and wait for him.
After 4 hours of waiting for him, the
policeman handcuffed him and sent him along
with 2 other boys arrested the night before to
the state police headquarters (CID
department) on a new charge of Homicide
(murder), armed robbery and conspiracy.
‘The clips of the video and behind the scenes
pictures of the video shoot have been
presented to the police but because of the
weight of the allegations made by the
policeman, the case has been sent to court.
‘As I write this, tomorrow morning, INAS is
going to be tried in court for a murder case he
knows nothing about. He needs your prayers.
Please share this information because this
issue is really unfair,’ she wrote.
Inas’ profile on Facebook revealed that he
studied Zoology at the University of
Agriculture, Makurdi and lives in Makurdi
North, Benue State.
He is also a rising music act plying his trade in
Benue with songs that include Mama Yeh and
Benue Stars Remix to his credit.