On Tuesday, it was announced by Premium Times that a very popular Nollywood actor has finally been granted bail after spending some days in the custody of the Nigerian security agencies.
About 4 days ago, Actor Chiwetalu Agu was alleged to have been arrested by military personnel in Anambra state due to the type of clothing he was wearing.
Rumors stated that Actor Chiwetalu Agu was putting on a cloth which has the Biafran logo on it.
Despite many rumors, Nollywood actor Chiwetalu Agu alleged that the clothing he was putting on is not to promote or support the Biafra cause.
During the period of his arrest, many Nigerians allegedly took to their media pages to say a lot of things about the way actor Chiwetalu Agu was maltreated during the period of his arrest.
Despite denying Biafra and IPOB, Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu was arrested and forced to spend a day in the custody of the Nigerian army in Anambra state. This incident was said to have taken place on Thursday, 7th of October.
After his arrest, rumors say that many Igbo leaders as well as members of the IPOB and Nnamdi Kanu’ s s lawyer, said a lot of things about the Nigerian government due to the arrest of popular actor Chiwetalu Agu.
After spending a night in the custody of the Nigerian army on the 7th of October, actor Chiwetalu Agu was allegedly released the next day, the 8th of October but was alleged to have been picked up again by DSS.
DSS in a response to the arrest stated that the department was invited by the army to take over actor Chiwetalu Agu’ s case in other to fully understand why he was arrested and to know if anything should be done afterward.
Fortunately for the actor, on Tuesday, Premium Times announced that actor Chiwetalu Agu has been released by the secret police after spending many Nigerians in custody.
Before his release, it was alleged group identified as actors guide had approached the DSS and negotiated the terms and conditions of his release.
The president of actors guide, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, stated that he and his colleges in the movie industry visited the DSS in Abuja to secure his release.
In his word, Ejezie Emeka Rollas said ” I and my colleagues visited DSS in Abuja to Receive our member, actor Chiwetalu Agu. We appreciate everything for their love and support. “