After release by Nigerian Army, Nollywood veteran actor, Chiwetalu Agu, has been arrested by Department of State Services, the Actors Guild of Nigeria confirmed.
AGN President, Emeka Rollas, stated this in a telephone chat with Punch on Friday night.
According to him, the actor was arrested by the secret police shortly after he was released by the Nigerian Army on Friday afternoon, October 8.
Rollas said, “The AGN is aware that the DSS has picked up Chiwetalu Agu after the Nigerian Army arrested him. We are currently working on securing his release.”
The veteran actor was first arrested at Upper Iweka in Onitsha, Anambra state, on Thursday, October 7, by the Nigerian Army for wearing an outfit made with the Biafran flag.
He was accused of soliciting support for the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.