Labour Party member nabbed in Anambra and moved to Abuja was arrested for cyberstalking – Police.

The Nigeria Police Force has confirmed the arrest of Labour party member, Chude Franklin Nnamdi with the Twitter handle ‘@chude__’.

A statement by the spokesperson of the police force, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, says Chude was arrested in Onitsha, Anambra State on the 18th of March, 2023, and he is being investigated by the Nigeria Police Force National Cyber Crime Centre (NPF-NCCC) Abuja, for cyberstalking.

Adejobi said an investigation was launched following a complaint received via a petition about his activities on social media which contravenes the provision of Section 24 of the Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, etc.) Act, 2015 and other criminal laws. He however did not mention the petitioner.
‘’A prima facie case has been established against him while the case file has been forwarded to the Force Legal Department for further action.  The Nigeria Police Force therefore urges members of the public to familiarize themselves with provisions of the law and be aware of the penalties for violating them most especially cybercrime laws with the new trends in the digital media space.”

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