Former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha Arrested By Police In Owerri
Former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has been arrested by some operatives of the Imo State police command.
Igboanusi who was the deputy chief of staff (Domestics) and Lasbrey Okafor-Anyanwu who was the Commissioner for Transportation in Okorocha’s government were also arrested.
Okorocha was arrested on Sunday after unsealing Spring Palm Estate linked to his wife, Nkechi.
The ex-governor who now represents Imo West at the Senate had gone to the estate with his supporters, policemen, soldiers and personnel of National Security and Civil Defense Corps and ordered the unsealing of the estate.
Government officials had mobilised to the estate, leading to a free-for-all as many were reportedly injured while some cars were damaged.
A police source who confided in our correspondent said that the former governor had been arrested.
The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba, who confirmed Okorocha’s arrest said he will be arraigned tomorrow (Monday).