CSP Dolapo Badmus has stated that having a tattoo on one’s body and wearing dreadlocks as hair are not what makes one a criminal.
The celebrity policewoman took to social media with the statement to enable people known their rights.
She also advised that people should resist any attempt from a police officer to make an arrest based on tattoo and dreadlocks.
Dolapo Badmus wrote:
”HAVING TATTOO ON YOUR BODY OR DREADLOCKS ON YOUR HEAD DOES NOT AUTOMATICALLY MAKE YOU A CRIMINAL. Resist the intimidation of any law enforcer who wants to use that as basis to terrorize you by remaining calm,firm, courteous and insisting on not being a criminal for having that.”
Her warning comes amidst security operatives profiling youths with tattoo and dreadlocks as criminals and having them arrested.
Source: News update