.Actress Chioma Toplis In Hot Soup, Remanded In Prison Over Her Post ~ The Scoper Media

   Nollywood actress, Chioma Toplis is currently cooling her feets in prison over her ‘malicious’ post on Facebook against the Chairman of Abia State Traditional Prime Ministers Council, High Chief Uche Akwukwuegbu a.k.a BAWAS.

   The actress was on Tuesday remanded at the Nigeria Correctional Centre, Afara by a Magistrate Court sitting in Umuahia, Abia State over defamation.

   According to the charge sheet marked 124c/2022, the actress was accused of using her Facebook page to tag Akwukwuegbu as “a rapist and a ritualist”.

   The one-count read: “That you Chioma Toplis ‘f’ between the 28th and 31st of May, 2021, while residing in Nigeria, and being a social network user, and being under the Umuahia North Magisterial District and knowingly and maliciously published in your Facebook page “CHIOMA TOPLIS” the following: ‘Ur rapist father invited his daughter in-law (now Ex) to Nigeria without his son’s consent and slept with her.”

   “You equally called him a ritualist who used his last daughter as the sacrificial lamb of the family, hence she is perpetually sick and hidden in the house. A publication which you know to be false and intended to cause annoyance, inconveniences, danger, obstruction, enmity, hatred, ill-will or needless anxiety to the person of Chief Uche Akwukwuegbu, the Chairman of Abia State Traditional Prime Ministers Council, a renowned Community Leader and business mogul, and you thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 24(b) of the Cyber Crime (Prohibition, Prevention etc) Act, 2015, as applicable in Abia State.”

   However, after reading the count charge, there was no plea for bail, and the trial Chief Magistrate, Idika Kalu, ordered that the accused be remanded at the Afara Correctional Centre, Umuahia.

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