UPDATE: Police release Ex-Imo Gov Rochas Okorocha from custody

A former Governor of Imo State and serving senator, Rochas Okorocha has been released by the state police command.

This was made known by the police public relations officer in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu while featuring on Channels Television’s programme, Sunrise Daily, on Monday.

Recall that WITHIN NIGERIA reported that the former governor, Okorocha was arrested by the police after he broke into an estate belonging to his wife which was sealed by the state government.

Okorocha had also accused the state Governor, Hope Uzodimma of ordering his arrest while speaking on the incident.

However, the state police spokesman said Okorocha was released last night.

Ikeokwu also hinted on the possibility of prosecuting Okorocha if found guilty.

He explained that the former governor was only, “invited” for “questioning” over the unsealing of the Spring Palm Estate.

“He was released later at night. If anybody is found culpable, definitely, he will be charged to court.

“If investigation proves that he (Okorocha) has committed an offence, he will be charged to court,” he said.

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