Femi Falana has denied multiple online reports that he is the lawyer representing Timi Dakolo, in the rape case against Biodun Fatoyinbo.
According to reports that went viral yesterday, Mr Femi Falana, made the revelation during a telephone conversation with The PUNCH on Monday.
He was said to have told the media house that the IG had assured that justice would be done in the matter.
The Senior Advocate of Nigeria revealed on Tuesday 23rd July, 2019, that his chambers is not representing musician Timi Dakolo and his wife Busola.
Femi Falana noted that he only intervened when the family expressed fear over their petition. Falana clarified his position on the matter this afternoon following conflicting reports that he had taken up the case
Explaining how he came into the matter, Falana told Punch that he was contacted after the Dakolos had written their petition. He said;
“They wrote their petition before contacting us. When they met us, they expressed the fear that their petition might not be investigated.
We intervened by requesting the police authorities to investigate the complaint. The IG has already granted the request. I confirmed the position to you yesterday (Monday).”