Nollywood actor, Moses Armstrong has been arrested by men of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl.
Emeka Rollas, national president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), confirmed Armstrong’s arrest during a chat with Qed.ng, and described the case as “a very serious one”.
According to Rollas, the situation is being handled by the First Lady of the state, Martha Udom Emmanuel through her Family Empowerment and Youth Re-Orientation Path Initiative.
He went on to add that the accusation was a sad development, as it involves one of their own.
However, he said the organisation will not condone such a crime.
“To get involved with a child as young as 16 years is not something I and the association I represent, would stand for.” he said.
Moses Armstrong is an actor and politician.
Up until his arrest, he was a Special Assistant to the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel on Agriculture.
The actor has four daughters and lost in wife, Rita Armstrong in 2018 through complications from an accident.