Popular Nigerian actor Chris Obi, who acted in Star Trek, has been arrested over allegations of rape and sexual assault of female students while teaching them.
The former drama teacher had allegedly assaulted them as they acted out love scenes during private lessons at his home in London, The Sun reports.
He was arrested at Heathrow airport after 6 different women had filed complaints against him upon his arrival from Los Angeles.
He has been questioned on suspicion of raping one woman and sexually assaulting a further five. He was released on bail pending further investigation.
The actor denied the allegations as investigations by UK’s Metropolitan Police showed that the alleged incidents took place between July 2012 and August, 2019.