Raymond Dokpesi, founder of DAAR Communications, owners of African Independent television (AIT), has been arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, on his return from medical treatment at the American Hospital, Dubai.
AIt announced the arrest, quoting an immigration officer as saying Dokpesi is on the Federal Government’s security watchlist, and that there were instructions from above to arrest him on arrival.
Dokpesi is standing trial for alleged involvement in the diversion of N2.1 billion security funds by Sambo Dasuki,former National Security Adviser.
Breaking: Chief Raymond Dokpesi has been arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport on return from medical treatment /operation at the American Hospital Dubai. Reasons have not been given yet for the arrest. pic.twitter.com/I1QS2O06Wd
— AIT (@AIT_Online) March 22, 2019