DSS Arrests Tonto Dikeh’s Ex, Prince Kpokpogri Over Blackmail and Extortion


Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) on Wednesday reportedly whisked away former lover of Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, Prince Kpokpogri.

According to Gistlovers, a controversial Instagram blogger, the Delta state politician is being investigated for alleged blackmail, extortion and obtaining private information by false pretence,

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh had dumped her politician boyfriend, Prince Kpokpogri over alleged infidelity.

Following the messy breakup, the mother of one has laid a petition, making demands.

Sharing photos of the petition, the blogger wrote: Kpokpogiri picked up by DSS some minutes ago,i go dey update Una as the matter take dey go,plenty offence dey the guy leg,from blackmailing politicians to threatening ladies with their nu*s,i Dey come,if them release am today,another person go pick am up tomorrow,them plenty wey wan face am now,Kpokpogiri is a time bmb still walking,about to explode.I come in peace.

The petition filed by Festus Kayamo Chambers read: We are solicitors to Miss Tonto Dikeh and i is her instruction that we write this petition to your esteemed office. We have been brief as follows.

“That sometime in June 2021, one Prince Kpokpogri Joseph started to court our client with a proposal to marry her. In the process, he would invite our client to his residentce and sometimes he came over to our client’s residence. Unkown to our client, the said Joseph Kpokpogri (who our client discovered to be a serial blackmailer) and other motives for courting our client.

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Our client now has reasons and evidence to believe that Joseph Kpokpogri had planted closed-circuit television cameras at privare areas of his residence and had staged managed 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 actualise his demands, 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 believed 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 eight millions from our client under false pretense. However, he has paid back the sum of six million but has refused, failed and/or neglected to pay the sum of two million outstanding,

“Our client’s Toyota Hilus van 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 office to cause a detailed investigation into the above facts with a view to bringing Josph Kpokpogri to book.”

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