JUST IN: Police arrest Senator Okorocha

Former Imo State Governor Senator Rochas Okorocha has been arrested after he dared Governor Hope Uzodimma to reopen the Royal Palm Estate sealed by the State Government.

Okorocha accompanied by his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, broke the keys to recover the estate belonging to his wife, Nkechi.

Infuriated by the ex-governors action, loyalists to the State Government confronted them in a clash that left one person injured.

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Imo Government on Friday had recovered the Royal Palm Estate along Akachi road.

Shortly after, two aides of Governor Hope Uzodinma identified as Chinasa Nwaneri and Eric Uwakwe arrived at the place with policemen who arrested the senator after overpowering his men on the ground.

Also arrested were Ijeoma Igboanusi, deputy chief of staff when Okorocha was governor, and Lasbrey Okafor-Anyanwu. who was a Commissioner in Okorocha’s government.

Two persons were said to have been killed while many others sustained injuries in the incident.

The Senator and those arrested along with him are currently being detained at the State’s Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Owerri.

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