he founder of DAAR Communications Limited Raymond Dokpesi has been arrested in London, the United Kingdom.
According to multiple reports on Sunday, Dokpesi was arrested at Heathrow Airport in London.
It was not clear yet why he was arrested.
The Whistler, an online news medium, quoted a source who was on the flight to have confirmed his arrest.
The source was specifically quoted to have said: “We were on a flight from Frankfurt to London and as we were about to arrive in London, we were informed that we should all stay on our seat when the aircraft lands and that the Police wanted to do something. We were informed that there would be a police operation.
“So when we landed, the police came in and ask who is Raymond Dokpesi and they now took him away. He was wearing agbada. He was arrested in London.”
Meanwhile, unfolding reports indicated that
Chief Raymond Dokpesi, would make an initial court appearance on Monday morning in London.
More details about his arrest said that he was picked up on Sunday morning on flight LH 916 from Frankfurt, Germany to London, Heathrow airport.
He was arrested at the Terminal 2 immediately the flight arrived in London.
His arrest, as further stated, was preceded by an announcement that all passengers should remain on their seats.
Minutes later, UK border agents and officers reportedly stormed the aircraft and escorted Dokpesi out of the plane.
A report by PSN, another online news medium, said Dokpesi was booked into a HMP correctional center in the London Borough, on Sunday afternoon.
The report said that when he appeared in court, the first hearing would involve a judge deciding whether Dokpesi had adequate legal representation. Scheduling additional court dates, including an arraignment, would be considered.
An initial appearance could pave the way for authorities to release the probable cause affidavit, the document authorities used to justify Dokpesi’s arrest and obtained a warrant, which has so far been sealed.