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Moses Armstrong, Nollywood actor charged with r@pe of minor and supplying abort!on drugs

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Moses Armstrong, Well known Nollywood actor, has been charged with r@pe, intimidation, conspiracy, and supplying drugs or instruments to procure abort!on.

On the 16th of June, The actor was arrested for allegedly r@ping a teenage girl he adopted and has been living with his family.

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In a State High Court, The four charges were read to the embattled actor on Wednesday, August 10, Premium Times reports. 

However, Moses pleaded not guilty to the charges and was granted bail.

On July 25, The defense counsel, Emmanuel Pantaleon, drew the court’s attention to the bail application filed on behalf of his client and sought the leave of the court to proceed to entertain it.

The prosecution, I.U. Robert, an assistant state counsel, while opposing bail application, cited relevant judicial authorities and urged the court to dismiss the application which he described as an “abuse of court process.”

The Judge, Ntong Ntong, after hearing submissions from both counsels upheld the defense counsel application and granted bail to Mr Armstrong in the sum of N5 million.

Meanwhile, some friends and colleagues of the embattled actor were in court to celebrate with him after he was granted bail.

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Taking to Facebook, one Ekpono Effiong shared photos of the actor after he was granted bail and wrote,

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“We all turned up for Amb Armstrong Moses in the court today. The ruling was fair to the glory God. Congratulations the most finest.”