Lagos - Four men were arrested by the Surulere Police Division, Lagos State, for eating late in the night around the Ojuelegba Bridge in the Surulere area.
The suspects were arrested for at the shop they were eating noodles on Ogunlana Drive around 11pm according to Punch.
The policemen, who reportedly brought three vans, were said to have accused the men of eating late and queried why they did not eat in their houses.
The suspects were subsequently whisked away to the Area C Command, Surulere.
It was learnt that the policemen at the counter allegedly demanded N15 000 ‘settlement’ from the men, threatening that they would sleep in the cell overnight if they failed to settle.
The suspects, who were not made to write any statement, offered N5 000 but the policemen refused.
- News 24