Police Arrest Cross River Journalist, Over Article Published Against Governor

Police have arrested Agba Jalingo, the publisher of CrossRiverWatch, the arrest of Jalingo was confirmed by his wife, Brainnews report.

Jalingo had initially been invited by the police for questioning for publishing an article exposing how Cross River Governor Ben Ayade approved and diverted N500million for Cross River Micro-Finance Bank.

In the article, Jalingo said the micro-finance bank had been rendered non-functional as money earmarked to start its operation was not released.

READ  Internet Will Be Peaceful If Network Starts Checking Mental State – Basketmouth

According to SAHARAREPORTERS, Jalingo had informed the police he was out of the state and the invitation was moved to August 26, 2019.

However, he was arrested by the police on Thursday, August 22, four days before the scheduled date for him to honour police invitation.

Recommended For You

Leave a Reply