A Nolywood star, Chinwetalu Agu was on Thursday allegedly attacked by some officers of the Nigerian Army for reportedly adorning Biafra insignia at popular Upper Iweka area of Onitsha, Anambra state.
The veteran actor was said to be in the commercial city on a charitable mission where he shared food items to the less privileged.
A trending video showed where Agu was arrested by the officers who dragged him into a vehicle and zoomed off immediately.
Another Nolywood star, who preferred anonymity, described the incident as regrettable and violation to human rights.
“Chinwetara Agu likes identifying with anything Biafra, particularly their mofla. A military friend just called me some minutes ago informing me about the development. He said he’s currently in their custody
Police spokesperson, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga confirmed the arrest, but said he was yet to receive the full details.