Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh has reportedly filed a petition to the commissioner of police in Abuja against her ex boyfriend Prince Kpokpogri, claiming that he blackmailed her with her nudes.
The petition was filed through her legal representatives, Festus Keyamo Chambers; the actress claimed that Kpokpogri lured her into a relationship and discreetly recorded their private moments. She claims the politician is a known ‘blackmailer’ who secretly planted CCTV cameras around his house and bedrooms in order to capture her in the nude.
The petition read; “We are solicitors to Miss Tonto Dikeh and it is on her instruction that we write this petition to your esteemed office. We have been briefed as follows;
“That sometime in June 2021, one Prince Kpokpogiri Joseph started to court our client with a proposal to marry her. In the Process, he would invite our client to his residence and sometimes he came over to our client’s residence. Unknown to our client, the said Joseph kpokpogri(who our client later discovered to be a serial blackmailer) had other motives for courting our client.”
“Our client now has reasons and evidence to believe that Joseph Kpokpogri had planted closed-circuit television cameras (CCTV Cameras) at private areas of his residence and had stage-manage those visits with the aim of blackmailing our client. She was surprised when sometime in August, 2021, the suspect started demanding money from her and threatening to expose nude pictures and other such documents relating to her.”
“To actualize his demand, the said Kpokpogri started sending messages, documents and files containing sensitive information and materials relating to our client to her phone while also releasing some to the public. Our client believes that some of those information were obtained either by wire-tapping her phone and/or through such other means without her authorization.
“The said Kpokpogri equally obtained the sum of N8,000,000 (Eight million naira) from our client under false pretences . However, he has paid back the sum of N6,000,000 (Six Million Naira) but has refused, failed, and/or neglected to pay the sum of N2,000,000 (Two Million Naira) outstanding. Our client’s Toyota hilux van(2021 Model) bought in her name is also in the custody of Kpokpogri which he has refused to return despite several demands.”
“By reason of the above, we urge you to use your good offices to cause a detailed investigation into the above facts with a view to bringing Joseph Kpokpogri to book.