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Comedian Basketmouth, family robbed at gun point at home

Comedian Basketmouth, family robbed at gun point at home

Popular comedian, Basketmouth was robbed at gunpoint in his home in Lekki today September 7, 2016.

Baskemouth's wife Elsie and their kids

According to Bovi, the father of two was robbed between the hours of 2am-4am at gun point.

He took to Instagram writing, “Basketmouth was robbed this morning in his home in lekki phase 1 between the hours of 2am and 4am, 7th of September 2016. He and his family were held at gun point while the sad episode lasted. Nobody was hurt. Valuables were taken including the CCTV device. A report has been made at the police station. He can’t be reached at the moment but will be back on as soon as possible.

Pulse paid a visit to the comedian’s house this morning and we could see neighbors sympathizing with his family. The comedian was also spotted at home laughing with friends and didn’t appear to be bothered about the robbery.

Basketmouth’s wife, Elsie Okpocha was also seen in front of their home with a bunch of her friends who came to see her when they heard the news of the robbery.

Recently, the comedian was spotted with Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg when he surprisingly visited the country.

The comedian shared a photo of himself with the humanitarian and businessman at the Landmark Event centre where he met with developers and entrepreneurs, while also learning about the Nigerian technology startup ecosystem.

Telling Mark Zuckerberg a thing or two,” he captioned the shot shared to his 1.5 million followers.

Meanwhile, Basket recently got his wife, Elsie Okpocha, a house in Lagos. She took to her Instagram page on Friday, August 20, 2016 where she posted a picture of the house but immediately took it down.




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