Friends celebrate as court grants actor Moses Armstrong bail
Nollywood actor, Moses Armstrong, has been granted bail by a High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
He was arrested on June 16 for allegedly raping a teenage girl, was granted bail on Wednesday, August 10.
The Akwa Ibom State Police Command arrested popular the actor for allegedly raping the minor, said to be a 16-year-old girl.
The national president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas, had confirmed Armstrong’s arrest when he described the case as “a very serious one”.
In a chat with Qed.ng, he said the case is being handled by the First Lady of the state, Martha Udom Emmanuel, through her Family Empowerment and Youth Re-Orientation Path Initiative.
Moses Armstrong’s friends and colleagues were in court to celebrate with him.
Ekpono Effiong shared photos of the actor after he was granted bail and wrote on facebook – We all turned up for Amb Armstrong Moses in the court today. The ruling was fair to the glory God. Congratulations the most finest.