Police release 123 Northerners arrested in Lagos
One Hundred and Twenty Three northerners who were arrested and motorcycles seized by the Lagos State Special Taskforce on Environmental Sanitation have been released after they were thoroughly checked and nothing illegal was found on them.
While confirming the release of the arrested northerners, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Elkana Bala disclosed that they were profiled.
He also revealed that some of the men were already living in Lagos but travelled back Eid-el-kabir celebration.
Bala said the suspicion and subsequent interception of the truck came from the manner in which 123 northerners conducted themselves during the trip.