SOLDIER ARRESTED FOR ROBBERY IN ABUJA
Troops of the Nigerian army have apprehended a soldier, Lcpl Idi Mohammed a soldier of AGQ Gar Admin for alleged robbery.
Mohammed was arrested while attempting to infiltrate into PHDL phase one estate, Kurudu with his colleague currently at large through the nearby NAOWA College at about 0230hrs on January 18, 2023.
During the operation, the Troops of AHQ Gar deployed for guard duty in the school premises foiled the robbery attempt upon sighting their movement in the dark, the robbers opened fire on the guards who also retaliated, hitting one of the armed robbers on the shoulder while the other fled and escaped.
soldiers on guard at the PHDL phase one estate swiftly dashed under cover of darkness to the school to beef up the guards upon hearing gunshots.
Information available indicates that the armed robber who was hit had one AK47 rifle, 26 rounds of 7.62mm (special), a knife, a black mask, and a mobile phone.
However, close observation of the robber confirmed that he is 12NA/67/1353 Lcpl Idi Mohammed, a soldier of AHQ Gar Admin Bn, currently on guard duty at Maj Gen JM Ogidi'a (rtd) residence at plot 133 Saidu Isa close, Katampe extension, Abuja.
Further information reveals that the culprit who was still conscious and his accomplice, who escaped also serving soldiers. The culprit has been evacuated to nearby Gilga Hospital in Kurudu for resuscitation.