Seven Leaders Arrested for Opposing Market Demolition

Seven Leaders Arrested for Opposing Market Demolition

15 Aug 2018, by Chimee Adioha in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

Seven leaders of the popular Ile-Epo market in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State, were arrested by policemen from the Inspector-General of Police Monitoring Team. Some colleagues of the detained persons alleged that their detention was as a result of their opposition to the proposed demolition of the market by the Local Council.

Details of Occurrence

State of OccurrenceLagos
Date of Occurrence20 Apr 2018
Security Agents InvolvedThe Nigeria Police
Legal FoundationsSection 34 of the 1999 Constitution
Rights ImplicatedTheir constitutional right to dignity was violated


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