The security operatives has arrested former Imo state deputy governor, Gerald Irona, on Wednesday.
An eyewitness who disclosed this to newsmen in Owerri said, Gerald Irona was arrested in his Owerri residence at about 10:15 am on today, is currently detained at the Imo State Police Command.
According to the eyewitness who spoke in conditions of anonymity said, “Some security operatives from the Imo state police command have arrested the former deputy governor of Imo state, from his house in Owerri. They came to his house dressed in black attire. They took him to the State police command and they said his arrest was based on the order from the above. He is now detained at the Imo state police command.”
The source alleged that, “His offence was because he made a statement that Imo state will be made ungovernable during that Supreme Court battle between Governor Hope Uzodimma and Former Governor Emeka Ihedioha if Ihedioha was removed from the office.
“And that Irona had earlier been declared wanted by the police for unlawful possession of government properties among other offences.”