The Nigeria Police Force has confirmed the arrest of Prince Kpokpogri who is the ex-boyfriend of actress, Tonto Dikeh over a Lexus SUV in her possession.
The Force headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday, disclosed that he was arrested and detained in order to help him regain his sanity.
According to reports, his arrest which occurred on Tuesday morning, came after he reportedly bypassed Police authorities, took two officers to Nicon hotel, Abuja where Tonto was lodged and allegedly threatened to open fire at her if she did not hand over the keys of a Lexus SUV to him.
Kpokpogiri who is currently facing a pending investigation at Force CID, at a point became violent and was allegedly raining abuses on the Police officers while all efforts to calm him down failed.
Consequently, when the DIG in charge of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Bureau, DIG Joseph Egbunike, was briefed about the conduct of Kpokpogri, he ordered his arrest and the policemen that he took with him to the hotel.
The Police said that his arrest is to enable him to regain his sanity after which he would be questioned on the issue about ownership of the vehicle in question.