The Rivers State Police Command has arrested Gr. Reason Onya, former Rivers State Commissioner for Urban Development and Town Planning., in connection with a petition by Mr. Promise Jacob, alleging attempted murder, assault and battery on his person.
According to available information, the Police arrived Dr. Reason Onya’s resident at about 10.00am today,21st March, 2020. After opening his door and sighting the officers,Dr. Reason was said to have entered back his appartment, leaving the officers outside his door post. He came back and opened the door two hours latter, asking the Police Officers to leave, that he was going to report at the Police Station later in the day. The officers refused and arrested him. His wife was reported to have accompanied the husband to the Police Station.
As at 5.00pm today, Dr. Reason was still giving useful information to the Police.