Man Unlocks A Phone Without Demanding For Its Receipt, Lands In Police Detention

Cases of reported stolen items are arguably one of the most carelessly handled issues in Nigeria. From unlawful arrests and detainment to unwarranted seizures of properties, the due process never seems to be properly applied.

A young man identified as Ayodeji has taken to the social media platform to express his grievances over what he believed was an unlawful arrest. Ayodeji, who works as a phone technician revealed how he was arrested over one of his recent jobs. According to him, he had initially unlocked a phone for a customer without demanding for its receipt of purchase and that eventually led to his arrest.

He wrote on Twitter:

“I was arrest today at My workshop because I help a customer to unlock his phone…@segalink …d customer brought the phone to my shop last year ending to unlock, I charge him 10k to fix the phone and he payed… @segalink today police came back with guy with handcuff that the phone was stolen and I was detain in the cell for 8hours before Dey grant my bail”

“my offense was why did I unlock the phone without the customer providing d receipt of the question is this, must I ask every customer to bring there receipt before I can fix their phone…please sir I need your help on this matter…you are the only I can run to. They collected 10k from me before Dey could release me today @PoliceNG”


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