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Nigeria Army Speaks On The Reason Nollywood Actor Chiwetalu Agu Was Arrested

The Nigeria Army has confirmed the arrest of Nollywood actor Chiwetalu Agu according to Punch newspaper.

In a statement released by the Army Spokesman, Onyema Nwachukwu, Chiwetalu Agu was arrested because he was inciting members of the public to support the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra known as IPOB.

It was gathered that the army picked the actor who was wearing the cloth with an inscription of proscribed group, for questioning. Although he was said to have resisted when the troops make effort to take him into custody. He was not assaulted t or brutalised by the army.

The statement also indicates that while the Nigeria Army recognise the rights of citizens to freedom of movement and expression as it appears in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, it is also violation for any individual or group to incite the public to cause mayhem or break down of law and order.

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