A shocking story just emerged online and it entails how a Lagos stylist was arrested by the Nigerian police for looking like a girl and for been too slim. The stylist who goes by the name ‘highdtosin’ on instagram and his full name as ‘Idowu Oluwatosin Olakunle’, has cried out for help after some certain police men stopped him on his way to style a client and questioned him for sometime only to end in jail for an offence of ‘looking like a girl’ and been ‘too slim’.
The young stylist lamented saying; “So this morning by 9am, I was on my way to style someone at Ogudu, I entered a public transport and was stopped by a guy at Ojota who asked me to introduced myself I asked why he said his police, they asked for my ID card I showed them, then he said I looked like a girl in my ID and that was how they started yelling and calling me names, then they took me and put me in their bus, took me all the way from Ojota to IWAYA POLICE POST then I asked what my offence was, they said I look like GAY, INDECENT ACT and I’m too SLIM that I’m a witch and I’m looking derain in nature .
I was locked up from 9am – 4pm before they release me I was told to pay a sum of 5,000 naira. Please since when did been slim become an offence in LAGOS. I was unjustly maltreated today by the POLICE and I demand justice. 😡 😡”