By Babajide Okeowo
Chief Uche Nwosu, the Action Alliance’s (AA) governorship candidate for 2019, was arrested on Sunday, according to the police.
Michael Abattam, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), of the Imo State Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), stated Nwosu was in arrest.
He said the politician was not abducted by gunmen as feared.
The PPRO said: “Nwosu was arrested by the police, not kidnapped as insinuated in the social media.”Abattam said it was in connection with “a case that is under investigation.”
Nwosu has whisked away from the St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Eziama-Obaire in Nkwerre Local Government Area of Imo State.
He is former Governor Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law.The incident occured during the Outing Service of the victim’s mother, late Jemamah Nwosu.
Nwosu was in the village for the burial last Wednesday.
According to eyewitnesses, the officers stormed the church while service was still on and shot into in the air.