The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (Shi’ites) have petitioned the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu over a movie titled ‘ Fatal Arrogance’ starting veteran actor Pete Edochie.
The Sun reported that the movie which was directed by Anosike Kingsley Orji is said to portray the Islamic Movement in a bad light.
A closer look at the photos shared by one of the cast Destiny Etiko via her Instagram page shows that she was covered in a Muslim hijab while Pete Edochie was dressed like Sheik El-Zakzaky the leader of the Shi’ites.
Photos from the movie set also portray the incident between the Shiite Sect and the convoy of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai in Kaduna, which led to the killing of over 1,000 members of the sect.
They further noted that the movie’s storyline is not a coincidence as its title was gotten from a book Fatal Arrogance written by Kuanum Terrence and also convey the same plot.
In a statement released by the movement, film producers were asked to be careful so that they are not used against the oppressed in the society