DSS attempts to arrest a lawmaker in Anambra

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DSS attempt to arrest lawmaker in Anambra

Armed men, suspected to be from the DSS, tried to take away Mr Onyekachukwu Ike, a member-elect for Nnewi North constituency, causing unease at the Anambra Assembly on Thursday.

Armed men in three vehicles took the member-elect after a thanksgiving mass for the seventh Assembly.
Security personnel quickly blocked and locked the exit gate of the chamber as they tried to drive out with the member-elect.

DSS attempt to arrest lawmaker in Anambra

The Acting Clerk and senior staff were upset that the suspected DSS operatives did not inform them or the police before attempting to take away their guest.

A suspected DSS operative said they had a court order to arrest the member-elect for Nnewi North constituency.

Speaker Uche Okafor and Deputy Governor Dr. Onyeka Ibezim intervened to release the member-elect at the Valedictory session of the seventh Assembly.


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