Nigerian star actor, Kalu Ikeagwu
Popular Nollywood actor and tinsel star, Kalu Ikeagwu who was recently off the bachelor's list, was arrested at his home in Ogba area of Lagos on Monday by security operatives, in connection with a robbery and homicide case which took place in Abuja.
According to Encomium Magazine, he was picked up in front of the gate of his house around 3:40 PM yesterday, September 26th, 2016. Following a robbery attack in Abuja where on one of the victims was murder and was linked to his address. Kalu had been approached in his home by the security agents and had been invited for questioning but when he began to argue with them, the men brought out their guns before taking him away.Neighbours who had tried to step in, stood back as soon as they saw the guns. He was ferried away in a bus leaving his new wife and family worried.
The report further revealed that the newly married actor was later released and returned home to his around 8:30 pm. He explained to his worried neighbours that his personal assistant bought a stolen phone from Computer Village in Ikeja, and the thieves reportedly killed one of the victims of the robbery.
Ikeagwu is said to have further revealed that the crime happened in Abuja, and the phone was traced to Lagos by the security agents who later came for him since his address and name were used during the purchase.
He was said to have received a call from one of the operatives who had been waiting for him. And as soon as he stepped out of the gate, he was asked if indeed he was Kalu Ikeagwu, and he confirmed his identity. Investigation are still ongoing on to the case.