The circumstances of top actress Chioma Toplis were at the weekend uncertain following reports of her arrest by men of the Nigerian Police over yet unknown reasons.
Chioma Toplis who is based in the United Kingdom with her engineer husband and three children frequents Nigeria to supervise her businesses and do some acting jobs.
A source close to the actress told LIB that some gunmen dressed in police uniform stormed her shop at Number 32 Lawani street, Abule Oja, off UNILAG road in Lagos at about 10am on Friday, June 18, and whisked her away.
The source claimed that an investigation later revealed that the men who picked her up were from Zone 9 AIG’s office in Umuahia and that she has been with the police since Friday.
According to LIB, “the source said efforts are currently being made to get her out as the men who picked her up never presented any warrant of arrest or a letter of invitation before picking her up and whisking her to Abia state. The source added that the reason for her arrest has not yet been stated.
“LIB reached out to the spokesperson of the Abia state police command, CSP Geoffery Ogbonna, who said he isn’t aware of her arrest.”