Reports have it that men of Maroko Police station in Lagos State, have detained a member of House of Representatives, Shina Peller.
Peller, who is representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa Federal Constituency of Oyo State, was allegedly arrested while trying to take the bail of some customers of his night club who were arrested by the police.
The lawmaker is the owner of the popular Lagos club, Quilox.
A statement by the Press Secretary to Peller, Kola Popoola, claimed that the lawmaker’s offence was not disclosed to him as his phones were seized.
“Peller was at Moroko Police Station to bail some of Club Quilox’s customers who had allegedly parked on the road during a show at the club.
“Prior to the kickoff of the 36 hours non-stop show which usually holds every year at Quilox, Peller had informed the concerned Lagos traffic authorities to avoid unnecessary traffic gridlock.
“On getting to Moroko Police Station, the police started harassing Peller and even went as far as seizing all his phones for no reason.
“The continuous harassment and unjust detaining of a member of House of Representatives,Peller, by the police calls for urgent attention of the media, and the Commissioner of Police,” he said.