The Department of State Service has confirmed that popular Nigerian actor, Chiwetalu Agu is in their detention after he was arrested by the Nigerian Army for wearing a Biafran flag outfit.
The secret police on Friday disclosed that the veteran actor was brought to their custody by the Nigerian Army.
DSS while confirming the development noted that justice will take its course in the development which has stirred reaction across the country.
The development was confirmed by the spokesman of DSS, Peter Afunaya while speaking with Punch on Friday
Afunaya said, “Army brought him to us. Justice will take its course.”
Recall that soldiers from the Nigerian Military apprehended Chinwetalu Agu for wearing a Biafran flag outfit on Thursday.
The soldiers proceeded to search his vehicle and fired some shots into the air to scare away onlookers.
In a statement on Thursday night, the Nigeria Army had claimed that the actor was arrested for canvassing support for the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
The Army accused Agu of backing an outlawed group despite the many atrocities committed by IPOB.