Top Nollywood Director & Actor, Ifeanyi Azodo,arrested for robbery

An Anambra born Nollywood star, Mr. Ifeanyi Azodo, has been arrested by the police in Onitsha for an alleged robbery. The Area Commander of Onistha Police Area Command, Abubarkar Yahaya, confirmed Azodo’s arrest to journalists in his office.

READ ALSO:check out the song Samini chose as his all time best song.

He said: “There was a case against him and we just invited him to make statement and we released him on bail because it is a ‘bailable’ offence. “If you want details of the matter, then go to the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO).

READ ALSO:I carried dead bodies before I started acting-Nkansah Lilwin

Don’t quote me wrong, I said we had a case reported against him and we invited him for questioning and along the line we found out that he took laws into his hands and in the course of our investigation we found him wanting.

READ ALSO:The Age Of Actor Wayoosi Will shock you-Find out

“However, we have recovered about 80 per cent of the missing items in relation with the matter and investigation is still ongoing.” Asked when police would arraign Azodo, the area commander said that would depend on the outcome of investigation.

READ ALSO:Nollywood actor Emeka Ike begs court not to dissolve his marriage

He added: “I said we are still investigating the matter. It is the conclusion of the investigation that will determine the next line of action.

” A top police officer, however, told our correspondent that owner of a hotel in Ontsha reported the case of robbery against Azodo.

READ ALSO:[Photos/videos]-Sad as Popular Nigerian actor gets burnt on movie set

According to investigation, Azodo invited a 30-yearold man into the hotel. During their discussion, there arose a misunderstanding between them which attracted the hotel management which invited the police. The man, who gave his name simply as Stephen, did not speak on the cause of the argument.

READ ALSO:Nana Addo is a loser, he is just worrying himself- Kumawood actor

He, however, gave his phone number and said he would not want to say anything about the matter until after the police concluded their investigation.

When contacted through a text message, Azodo replied: “Ya bro got ur message. Will call u once am done shooting.”

READ ALSO:Why Genevieve Nnaji dumped me- Actor Okechukwu Joseph

However, Azodo did not call at press time. The PRO, ASP Nkiru Nwode, confirmed Azodo’s arrest. Nwode said that it was a case of robbery and not homosexual as being rumoured in some quarters. “Yes there was a case of robbery reported against him. I did not see it as a homosexual; it was a case of robbery,” the PPRO added.

Get Ghana Latest News in your inbox each morning.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.