It has been confirmed by the Imo state police command that a former Governor of the state has been arrested after being rounded up for a crime.
Former Governor of Imo State arrested
Former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has been apprehended by the police.
He was arrested after he allegedly broke into his apartment in the Royal Palm Spring estate. The apartment had been previously sealed by the state government.
The sspokesman of the State Police Command, Orlando Ikeokwu, confirmed the arrest in a chat he had with news men in the capital of the state, Owerri.
According to Orlando: “The command received a distress call regarding what we termed to be an unrest at Royal Spring palm estate, and the operatives moved to the place we discovered Okorocha led some persons to the place hitherto sealed by the Imo government.”
Orlando further revealed that the police had to step in to calm the situation and then invite Okorocha for questioning, and to explain why he led the violent break into the estate, which led to damages.