A file photograph of House of Representatives member, Shina Peller. Photo: Twitter- @ShinaPeller
The lawmaker representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa Federal Constituency within the House of Representatives, Shina Peller, has been arrested.
The Press Secretary within the lawmaker’s workplace, Kola Popoola, confirmed this in an announcement on Monday.
Popoola defined that Peller was arrested and detained at a police station within the Maroko space of Lagos State.
However, police authorities within the state have but to substantiate the arrest and offence allegedly dedicated by the lawmaker.
A file photograph of House of Representatives member, Shina Peller, throughout plenary on the National Assembly in Abuja. Photo: Twitter- @ShinaPeller
Peller’s aide claimed that his boss was “unjustly held hostage” on the police station and demanded that he needs to be launched instantly.
According to him, the lawmaker who owns Club Quilox was at Maroko police station to bail a few of his purchasers stated to have parked on the highway throughout a present on the membership.
Prior to the kick-off of the occasion, Popoola claimed that Peller had knowledgeable the related site visitors authorities within the state to keep away from pointless gridlock.
“On getting to Maroko police station, the police started harassing Honourable Peller and even went as far as seizing all his phones for no reason,” the assertion stated.
It added, “The continuous harassment and unjust detain of a member of House of Representatives, Hon. Peller, by the police calls for urgent attention of the media and the Inspector General of Police.”