Popular Nollywood actor and singer, Moses Armstrong has been arrested by men of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command for allegedly defiling a 16-year-old girl.
The national president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas, confirmed Armstrong’s arrest during a chat with Qed.ng.
He said it is being handled by the First Lady of the state, Martha Udom Emmanuel through her Family Empowerment and Youth Re-Orientation Path Initiatial.
Rollas said: “To get involved with a child as young as 16yrs, is not something I and the association I represent, would stand for.
“This is a very sad development involving a member of ours, but I wouldn’t want to comment any further on this case.”
Armstrong, until his arrest was a Special Assistant to the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel.
Moses lost his wife and colleague, Rita Armstrong in 2018.