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DSS flies Chiwetalu Agu to Abuja, bars family visitation

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The Department of State Services, DSS has moved veteran Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu to Abuja as part of investigations for reportedly promoting Biafra and allegedly inciting members of the public.

The actor was first arrested by the Nigerian Army on October 7, 2021, around Upper Iweka in Onitsha, Anambra State while he donned a Biafa outfit.

After which he was then handed to the DSS.

However, a relative of Chiwetalu Agu told The Punch that the family had been denied access to him.

The relative, who wished to remain anonymous because of the sensitivity of the case, said Agu was first moved from Anambra to Enugu and then to Abuja.

“We spent two days trying to ascertain his whereabouts. We were later informed that he was moved to Enugu and then Abuja.

“We heard that the idea is to move him away from the South-East. We have made efforts to see him, but the DSS has not granted us access. Even the lawyers have not been allowed to reach him,” the relative said.

 
 
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