Controversial social media critic, Martin Otse, popularly known as VeryDarkMan, has been arrested by Nigerian police operatives at his Abuja residence on Sunday.

While the reason for his arrest is yet to be disclosed, his lawyer, Deji Adeyanju, confirmed that it is related to his recent exposé on his

According to Adeyanju, Otse was arrested on the orders of CP Igwe for allegedly defaming someone who had been accused of scamming a Nigerian abroad.

He wrote, “Our client, #thatverydarkman has just been arrested by the police on the instruction of CP Igwe for exposing someone who allegedly duped a Nigerian abroad.

“Instead of the police to arrest the person alleged to have duped someone, they arrested VDM on allegation of defamation.”


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