Renowned Nollywood actor, Moses Armstrong has reportedly been charged with rape, intimidation, conspiracy and supplying drugs and instruments to procure abortion.
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This comes after he was arrested on June 13th 2022 for forcefully having carnal knowledge if a 16-year-old girl. His arrested was confirmed by the national president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas.
The incident is being investigated by the Family Empowerment and Youth Re-Orientation Path Initiative, which is under the direction of the state’s first lady, Martha Udom Emmanuel, according to Emeka Rollas, who classified the issue as extremely severe.
Emeka Rollas further stated that the incident involves one of the members of the Actors Guild of Nigeria who doubles as a Special Assistant to the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, hence the accusation leveled against the actor is a sad development but the organization will not condone such acts.
Well, on Wednesday 10th August 2022, Moses Armstrong has been charged with rape and supplying of abortion drugs according to the charges filed against him by the Akwa Ibom State Government at a State High Court sitting in Uyo.
The actor was said to have pleaded not guilty to the charges leveled against him by the prosecution and was granted a bail of N5 million.