- On December 23, 2019, news made the rounds that Nigerian lawmaker and popular club owner, Shina Peller has been arrested by the police
- It was reported that Peller was arrested while trying to take bail of some of his clubbers who were detained by the police
- Internet users have now reacted to the situation
In Nigeria, a number of lay men have complained about police and their brutality as they express how such would not happen to them if they were ‘big men’.
Well, it appears that opinion is not entirely true seeing as Nigerian House of Rep member and owner of popular club Quilox, Shina Peller, has been arrested by the police.
According to earlier reports, Peller was detained at the Moroko Police Station in Lagos state while trying to take bail of some of his customers.
The lawmaker’s spokesperson, Kola Popoola, said Peller’s offence was not disclosed but his customers were arrested for parking on the road while attending a show at the club.
Nigerians on social media have now shared their mixed reactions about the situation. Read some comments below:
In other news, Legit.ng reported that the police shared their side of things in the arrest of lawmaker, Shina Peller.
It was gathered that the police said Peller mobilised 50 thugs to invade the Maroko police station around 11am on Monday, December 23, to forcefully move three vehicles that were towed from his club for obstructing traffic.
The Lagos police spokesperson, Bala Elkana, in a statement said that Peller and five thugs were arrested for the invasion.
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