NIGERIAN SOLDIERS INTERCEPT BANDIT WITH MILITARY KITS ON HIS WAY TO OGBOMOSO
The Nigerian Army has arrested a bandit with Military kits on his way to Ogbomoso.
The soldiers intercepted the criminal along the Mokwa-Jebba road in a vehicle traveling from Zuru to Ogbomoso during a stop and search operation on Sunday.
Eons Intelligence gathered that the vigilant troops spotted an occupant of the vehicle, who claimed to be Sergeant Aminu Sule.
The bandit was found in possession of a pair of camouflage, military boots, a knife, and substance suspected to be charms.
He confessed to be traveling to Ogbomoso in Oyo State and revealed the uniform and boots belonged to his brother, who was a soldier.
In a statement by the Director, Army Public Relations, Onyema Nwachukwu, the suspect was immediately apprehended and handed over to the police at Mokwa for further investigation.
“The heat on bandits and other criminal elements in Niger State has caused them to start fleeing to supposed safe havens.
“Members of the public, particularly around Niger and contiguous states are, therefore, enjoined to be vigilant and report any suspected movement of fleeing bandits to security agencies,” he said.