I Was Handled With Respect While In Detention – Chiwetalu Agu

Veteran actor, Chinwetalu Agu, has opened up on how he was handled by males of the Nigerian Military and operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS, whereas he was in detention.

Agu disclosed that troopers and DSS operatives handled him with respect whereas in custody.

The 75-year-old actor was arrested in Upper Iweka Bridge in Onitsha, Anambra State.

Agu, who was carrying a charity exercise, was picked up by troopers for carrying a Biafra themed outfit.

He was, nevertheless, launched however DSS rearrested.

Following his rearrest, DSS was mentioned to have flown him to Abuja for additional interrogation.

DSS launched him following intervention of Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN.

Talking on his launch, activist lawyer, Mike Ozekhome mentioned DSS launched Agu after they looking out his cellphone and located nothing incriminating.

Narrating his expertise whereas in detention, Agu mentioned no safety operatives “touched” him.

Agu disclosed this at Enugu on Thursday throughout a welcome again occasion organized by AGN members.

The veteran actor mentioned many of the safety brokers tried to familiarize themselves with him while in detention.

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He mentioned: “It didn’t begin effectively however God took management. I used to be solely shopping for bread for the poor. Troopers came in and began scattering issues. They mentioned they’re calling me within the workplace however they didn’t inform me my offence. As a result of they didn’t inform me my offence, I refused to observe them.

“That drama that came about was essential in order that they’ll know that Igbo are right here. That second of Higher Iweka until the time we obtained to the military barracks near Zik Mausoleum, to 82 Division of the Nigerian Military and to DSS workplace in Abuja, no person touched me. They handled me with respect.

“Each officer needed to be concerned within the case in order that they’ll have alternative to work together with Chinwetalu Agu.”

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