- A House of Reps member from Oyo state, Shina Peller, has reportedly been detained in Lagos by the police
- Peller, who owns the popular Lagos club Quilox, was reportedly arrested while trying to take the bail of some customers of the popular club
- The lawmaker's spokesperson, Kola Popoola, has called on the state commissioner of police to intervene in the matter
Shina Peller, a House of Representatives member, has been reportedly detained at the Moroko Police Station in Lagos state.
Peller, who is representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa Federal Constituency, Oyo state, is the owner of a popular Lagos club, Quilox.
Vanguard reports that the lawmaker was allegedly arrested while trying to take the bail of some customers of the popular club
Legit.ng gathered that Kola Popoola, who is Peller's spokesperson, said his principal's offence the was not disclosed to him as his phones were seized.
According to Popoola, the clubbers were arrested for allegedly parking on the road during a show at the club.
He, however, said Peller was harassed by the police and his phones was seized as he tried to take the bail of the arrested customers.
The spokesperson called on the state commissioner of police to intervene in the matter.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, sent a strong message to police operatives, warning them against misconduct as Nigerians enter the period of Christmas and New Year celebrations.
Police spokesperson, Frank Mba, made this known in a statement released on Sunday, December 22.
Advising the operatives to abide by the laid down rules and standard operating procedures of the force, the IGP warned them against abusing Nigerians' rights.
According to Adamu, any officer accused of misconducts such as extortion and intimidation of road users would be investigated and punished.
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