A popular pro-Biafra separatist agitator, Simon Ekpa, has been released by Police in Finland, hours after he was arrested and grilled on Thursday, according to HS.
Earlier in the day, Ekpa was escorted out of his apartment in Lahti by Finnish policemen.
He was later released after the police allegedly arrested him for a suspected crime.
The Finnish Central Criminal Police has now confirmed Ekpa’s release on Thursday.
The police claimed Ekpa’s arrest was in connection with the ongoing preliminary investigation.
“The person being questioned today is suspected of a crime. We will return to the title on Friday,” Tommi Reen from the Central Criminal Police told HS during a phone interview.
Ekpa, a self-acclaimed disciple of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, had repeatedly ordered the people of the South-East to observe a sit-at-home and asked them to boycott the country’s general elections billed for Saturday.