In an announcement launched on its official Fb web page on Thursday, October 7, 2021, the military stated the actor was arrested for inciting members of the general public and asking for assist for the Proscribed Indegenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB).
“Troops of Nigerian Military(NA) have arrested one Chiwetalu Agu whereas inciting members of the general public and asking for assist for the proscribed Indegenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB),” a part of the assertion learn.
“Wearing a really well-known apparel of the proscribed group, Chiwetalu Agu was picked up for questioning whereas inciting members of the general public to hitch the proscribed group.”
“Although he tried puting up some resistance when troops made effort to take him into custody, he was not assaulted or subjected to brutalization.”
The Military stated Agu is in its custody for additional investigation.
It might be recalled that the film veteran was assaulted by males of the Nigeria Military on Thursday after he was noticed carrying a Biafran flag outfit.