Police react to arrest of former Governor Senator Rochas okorocha


The Imo State Police Command on Sunday, February 21, has confirmed that it arrested a former Governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha and a Senator representing Imo West Senatorial district.

According to the Police, they took them to their custody to explain why he led some persons to violently break into the government sealed Royal palm spring estate along Akachi road in Owerri.

Source  learnt that the State Police Public Relations Officer, Orlando Ikeokwu, disclosed this information to newsmen.

He said, “the command received a distress call regarding what we termed to be unrest at Royal Spring palm estate, and when the operatives moved to the place, we discovered Okorocha led some persons to the place hitherto sealed by the Imo state government.”

“The command calmed the situation and invited Okorocha, to come and explain why he led the violent breaking into the estate that led to damages.”

Meanwhile, it was gathered that those arrested alongside Okorocha included some of his former political appointees identified as Steve Asunobi, lasbery Anyanwu and Ijeoma Igboanusi.

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