Young man cries out for help as police arrest him for having dreadlocks

Men of the Kwara state police command have reportedly arrested a young man for having dreadlocks.

The victim cried out for help in a video he posted on the internet shortly before he was arrested.

He lamented over being profiled simply because he was wearing dreads and wondered if it is now a crime to have such a hair.

There were three police men in the video he recorded.

According to the man, the police officers asked him to enter the police van, but he refused to do so because he did nothing wrong.

Watch the video below:

Meanwhile, few months ago, bandits operating in Katsina State ‘arrested’ a suspected thief found with stolen materials in a community.

According to reports, the middle-aged man specializes in pulling out metal rods and removing iron bars from uncompleted and abandoned buildings in the state.

The bandits narrated how they caught the vandal while they were patrolling the area on their motorcycles.

A video captured the armed men parading the scavenger and the looted items which were packed inside a cart.

It also showed a community leader who was invited to ensure that the suspect was handed over to the authorities.

The group, armed with different sophisticated firearms, further lectured the apprehended thief about the ills of stealing.

They expressed dissatisfaction over the way the thieves are destroying government properties in the state.

“Don’t you know that it is an offence to steal? You’re lucky we are handing you over to the authority We could have executed you for engaging in a criminal activity”, they cautioned.

The terrorists handed over the accused to the community leader and urged him to ensure he is punished.

They did not just hand him over and walk away, they followed the village chief and witnessed when he was being whisked away by security personnel.

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