The Government of Imo State has ordered a citizen’s arrest against Senator Rochas Okorocha over an alleged assault on an official of the Government, Mr. Jasper Ndubuaku.
The Secretary to the State government, Uche Onyeaguocha, issued the order after the chairman of the committee on the recovery of government properties,
Onyeaguocha said that the state had also placed Okorocha on security watch and urged Imo citizens to arrest him and alert the government whenever they found him in the state. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a video, trending online on Thursday, captured some thugs beating Ndubuaku at Okorocha’s residence on Spibat Avenue, Owerri.
POLITICS NIGERIA gathered that the Commissioner of Police in the state, Rabiu Ladodo, and SSG confirmed the incident to newsmen at a joint news briefing in Owerri. They announced that a citizen’s arrest had been declared on Okorocha over the incident.
They claimed that Okorocha hired thugs to attack Ndubuaku, who doubles as Special Adviser to Gov. Emeka Ihedioha on Security matters. They said that the Senator representing Imo West would be arrested and prosecuted anytime he entered the state.