Naira Marley’ s concert was yesterday shut down by the police in Dublin after some youths were seen fleeing the scene just before the rapper took to the stage to perform.
The incident occurred at the Lost Lane just off Grafton street, 30 men were reportedly seen fleeing the premises in the early hours of Sunday morning.
According to reports, the scene was close down by police and some weapons recovered.
An eye witness who was at the concert said,
An African artist ‘Naira Marley’ was headlining a show at Lost Lane yesterday with some other upcoming acts. We came for the event which started around 10:30pm. People were waiting for the artist to perform when all of a sudden gardai came to the venue, drove everyone out and shut it down.
Afterwards Garda (Dublin Police) came in tens and filled everywhere. Everyone was still surprised and curious as to what was going on because no gang attacked or anything. They [the crowd] filled the street around the venue confused as to where to go and some [were] angry at the organisers .
Dublin police spokesman confirmed the incident and said:
Gardai are investigating an incident where a large number of male youths congregated outside a premises on Adam Court, Dublin 2 at approximately 1am on 7 July 2019.
A number of offensive weapons were located after the youths departed and were seized by Gardaí. One male in his early 20s was arrested and was charged in relation to this offence. Investigations are ongoing.