•••Was later released, according to AIT news•
The promoter and founder of DAAR Communications, owners of African Independent Television (AIT), Chief Raymond Dokpesi, has been arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, on his return from medical treatment at the American Hospital, Dubai.
AIT announced the arrest, quoting an immigration officer as saying Dokpesi is on the Federal Government’s security watchlist, and that there were instructions from the Presidency to arrest him on arrival.
Dokpesi, former staunch member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) came into the country via Emirate Airline 0785 from Dubai.
Dokpesi is standing trial for alleged involvement in the diversion of N2.1 billion security funds by Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser.