Owerri the Imo state capital was agog yesterday with the news of the arrest of former governor and incumbent senator Rochas Okorocha at Akachi road.
While imolites are still waking up to the daunting news, it has been gathered that Rochas was arrested by men of the imo state police command and has been in custody at state CID Owerri as at the time of writing this report.
It was gathered that the arrest was made following information that Rochas was in the Royal Palm estate, one of his properties that was locked down by the Hope Uzodimma led government. News also has it that Rochas in company of his security operatives went into the estate and chanced the police of the government set in place as it was under lockdown by the Imo state government. This resulted in a brief scuffle were one person was injured by a bullet. Then came the police that whisked him away.
While most say that Rochas flaunted the state government order by travasing the property, some are saying that the said Royal Palm estate was locked without court order.
Here is a video of the arrest yesterday
Rochas is likely to be charged to court following his arrest.