Nigerian singer, Abinye David Jumbo , popularly known as Mr 2 Kay was reportedly robbed at gunpoint in his hotel room on Sunday, October 22, 2017 .
The incident happened at 11pm after the “ Buckwyld N Breathless ” concert at Eko Hotels and Suites , Victoria Island, Lagos , where he also performed .
The artist was said to have been brutalised by the robbers and threatened to be killed if he did not corporate with them .
The statement which was posted on the Grafton Records ’ Instagram page read, “ Mr. 2 Kay Robbed At Gun Point In Hotel Room At Eko Hotel .
“ Singer, Abiye David Jumbo popularly known as Mr. 2 Kay was robbed at gunpoint in his hotel room at Eko Hotel and Suites , Victoria Island , Lagos .
“ The incident happened at about 11 pm on Sunday , October 22, 2017 , during the Buckwyld and Breathless concert where he also performed .
“ The robbers , 4 in number, gained access into Mr . 2 Kay ’ s room after he mistook one of them for room service. They forced their way into his room and waved a gun with threats to shoot him if he made a noise.
“ Mr. 2 Kay, who was in the room with a friend , struggled with one of the robbers , as the others punched and hit him with a gun, repeatedly warning that they will shoot if he doesn ’ t calm down .
“ One of the robbers led and locked 2 Kay ’ s friend in the bathroom , while the others tied the singer’ s arms, legs and mouth and took his valuables including jewellery, clothes , perfumes , phones , and money.
“ They also cut the room’ s intercom ( phone ) to avoid any form of communication as they left the hotel.
The hotel authorities and police have taken statements for investigation , while Mr. 2 Kay is getting medical attention.
“ I was quite shocked when I got to Mr. 2 Kay ’ s room last night .
This was somebody I watched perform some minutes before the incident.
“ Anyway, the hotel authorities and police are already investigating the incident and we hope they ’ ll apprehend the criminals as soon as possible , ” the manager of Grafton Records , James Silas , said .