Nollywood actor, Moses Armstrong has been charged with the rape of a minor,
intimidation, conspiracy, and supplying of drugs or instruments to procure abortion.
Armstrong, a former aide to Governor Udom Emmanuel
allegedly raping a minor he adopted.
NSL LEART: The four charges were read to Armstrong in a State High Court sitting
in Uyo, Akwa Ibom on Wednesday, August 10.
He reportedly pleaded not guilty to the charges and was granted bail.
His counsel Emmanuel Pantaleon drew the court’s attention to his bail application
filed on behalf of his client on July 25 and sought the leave of the court to proceed to
The prosecution, I.U. Robert, an assistant state counsel, while opposing bail
application, cited relevant judicial authorities and urged the court to dismiss the
application which he described as an “abuse of court process.”
The Judge, Ntong Ntong, after hearing submissions from both counsels upheld the
defense counsel application and granted bail to Mr. Armstrong in the sum of N5