Moses Armstrong, Nollywood star, charged with rape, supplying abortion drugs

Moses Armstrong, Nollywood star, charged with rape, supplying abortion drugs

Embattled Nollywood actor, Moses Armstrong, has been charged with alleged rape, intimidation, conspiracy, and supplying of drugs or substances for an abortion.

He has, however, been granted bail.

The actor was arrested on June 16, 2022 after being accused of raping a teenage girl. On June 13, Moses Armstrong, a former adviser to Governor Udom Emmanuel was detained on suspicion of raping a 16-year-old girl whom he adopted and who had been living with him and his family.

Moses Armstrong arrested for allegedly molesting

He was arrested after the alleged victim, who was said to have been schooling outside Nigeria, returned to the country. On her return, she petitioned the wife of the state governor with respect to the rape allegation.

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The Akwa Ibom State Government brought the allegations against him before a State High Court sitting in Uyo. They brought the charges before the court on Wednesday, August 10.

After hearing the accusations against him, Moses Armstrong pleaded not guilty.

Thereafter, Judge Ntong Ntong released him on bail in the amount of N5 million.

Meanwhile, a few of his friends and coworkers were present in court to rejoice with him.

According to reports, he allegedly committed the act with the girl roughly three years ago.

 

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