Nigerian transgender Bobrisky denies arrest, seized car

Popular Nigerian transgender Bobrisky has denied media reports that she has been arrested and her cars seized from her.


Reports emerged on Friday that Bob, who recently flew to Dubai for her buttocks and breast surgery, was picked up by the police in Lagos on Thursday evening (Jan. 23).

According to Nigerian Instagram blog, Instablog, she was picked up at her residence in Bera Estate, Chevron Drive, Lekki.

She was then whisked away to an unknown destination, the report said.

It said the officers who arrested her brought her back Friday morning to move all her cars.

It was gathered that her arrest is linked to her LGBT status, although this hasn’t been verified.

One of the officers was also quoted to have said: “we will turn him back to a guy.”

However, in a new post on her Instagram page, she dispelled report of the arrest.

"Bloggers repeat after me.... Always get your gist right.... no soldiers arrested me or collected my cars," she posted.


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