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How Rochas Okorocha was arrested

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Senator Rochas Okorocha, the former Governor of Imo State has reportedly been handcuffed on the orders of the Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, following an arrest for leading some loyalists to forcibly reopen an estate sealed by the State Government.  Verified News NGR sources said the incident happened on Sunday, February 21, 2021.

Okorocha has been having a running battle with incumbent Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma, and is said to have angered the Governor by reopening the Royal Palm Estate sealed by the State Government. The State Government had recovered the Royal Palm Estate along Akachi road, Owerri, on Saturday in compliance with directive of the Imo State gazette on the report of the Judicial Commission of Enquiry on recovery of Lands and other related matters.