Oct 23, 2021

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Nigerian Army Reveals Why Actor Chiwetalu Agu Was Arrested

  • The Nigerian army has accused Chiwetalu Agu for asking support for the indigenous people of Biafra
  • The experienced actor was manipulated and subsequently arrested by some soldiers in Ontisha for wearing the colors of the Biafra flag
  • A statement from Army Headquarters accused the actor of having broken the peace in the trading town of Onitsha with his behavior / strong>

FCT, Abuja – The Nigerian Army has announced why its troops will have the veteran actor Chiwetalu Agu on Thursday, October 7th in Onitsha. arrested, state of Anambra.

In a statement by Nigerian Army spokesman Onyema Nwachukwu, it is said that the actor asked for support for the banned indigenous peoples of Biafra (IPOB) in the trading town while they were dressed in their colors.

The explanation read:

“Nigerian army troops have arrested a Chiwetalu Agu while er inc to recruit members of the public and to solicit support for the banned indigenous peoples of Biafra (IPOB) Urged the public to join the banned group.

“Although he tried to resist when troops tried to take him into custody, he was neither attacked nor brutally treated.

< blockquote> “Although the Nigerian Army recognizes the inalienable rights of citizens to freedom of movement and expression, as enshrined in the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, it is obviously a violation for individuals or groups, the public, to cause chaos or against law and to violate order.

“Chinwetalu Agu has clearly shown an unfriendly attitude to deny peace and security in the region, so he is being held for a preliminary investigation. It is important to reiterate that the accusation that he was brutally treated is false and should accordingly be ignored. “

How the actor’s arrest video went viral

The actor was beaten and arrested by soldiers in Onitsha for wearing an outfit with the Biafra flag.

Agu was spotted in his car the earlier searched was ill-treated by army personnel.