The Nigerian Army has finally opened up on the reason behind the arrest of Nollywood veteran, Chinwetalu Agu.
This was made known in a statement released on October 7, 2021 where it was made known that the actor was arrested for inciting members of the public and soliciting for support for the Proscribed Indegenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
According to the statement, Agu will remain in its custody for preliminary investigation.
“Troops of Nigerian Army(NA) have arrested one Chiwetalu Agu while inciting members of the public and soliciting for support for the proscribed Indegenous People of Biafra (IPOB),” part of the statement read.
“Dressed in a very well known attire of the proscribed group, Chiwetalu Agu was picked up for questioning while inciting members of the public to join the proscribed group.”
“Though he attempted puting up some resistance when troops made effort to take him into custody, he was not assaulted or subjected to brutalization.”
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It would be recalled that the movie veteran was assaulted by men of the Nigeria Army on Thursday after he was spotted wearing a Biafran flag outfit.