A man named Ugo Madugba who got married to his 28-year-old wife Nono Orji, without the consent of her parents, was unjustly arrested by the policemen of Dolphin Police Division in Ikoyi. The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, has ordered for his release, Nono his wife has exposed the incidence on facebook, describing the story of how he was arrested on her parents order.
“Her father has been very distraught about it and has used the police to threaten the young couple to the extent of arresting all those who acted as witnesses to the marriage who are now in custody.”
She said, “Marriage has become a crime in Nigeria according to Dolphin police station in Ikoyi.”
“Mr. Ugo got married to Dr. Nono a 28-year-old medical Doctor.”
According to Punch, Ugo confirmed the news of his release when he said, “I have been released and I am very grateful.”
Nono’s cry evidently received the attention of the right authority, as the police boss soon gave the order for her husband to be released.
Reports has it that Nono’s parents are of the belief that their daughter was hypnotised and forced into marriage by her husband.
It was based on this that the man was arrested, and was being prepared for criminal interrogation before the commissioner ordered his release.
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