When government police stopped him on Upper Iweka Road in Onitsha, he was apparently giving food with less fortunate people while dressed in Biafran regalia.
Two soldiers approached Agu and wrestled him to the ground before dragging him away.
The legendary actor was seized for inciting members of the public and soliciting support for the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, according to Brig. Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, Director of Army Public Relations (IPOB) However, actress Chizzy Alichi reported he had been released in a post on her Instagram account about the actor’s arrest.
She said that Chinwetalu Agu is no longer in prison and he is in good health.
“She also appreciated God and everyone who contributed in some way or another to see to his release.
Uncle Chinwetalu Agu has been released. He is safe and sound.”All thanks to God and everyone that contributed in one way or the other,” she wrote