Nigerian Army troops nab policeman, soldier with anti-aircraft gun, ammunitions

Troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested a policeman and a soldier for illegal possession of ammunition.

This was contained in a statement on Monday, Col. Sagir Musa, the Acting Director Army Public Relations.

Musa said that a Mobile policeman, Sgt. Markus John, with number PNo 383106 was arrested at Njimtilo check point on Maiduguri-Damaturu road, while on transit to Lagos.

He said that at the time of arrest, John was in possession of two magazines, 146 rounds of 7.62 mm Special ammunition and one round of anti aircraft gun concealed in his bag.

Musa added that the army in conjunction with the police, also nabbed Pte Paul Ojochegbe (14NA7113208) and Lance Cpl. Oko Eke (12NA672586), also at the Njimtilo check point.

He alleged that they were in possession of one disassembled AK 47 Rifle.

Musa restated the army’s appeal to appeal to the public to continue to provide useful information about suspicious movement of terrorists/criminals wherever they were seen hibernating in the country.

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