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Troops nab police Sergeant, two soldiers with concealed rifles, special ammunition in Borno

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Godsgift Onyedinefu

The Nigerian Army has arrested one Markus John, a police Mopol Seargeant in possession of 146 rounds of 7.62 mm Special ammunition and one round of Anti Aircraft Gun concealed in his bag while on transit to Lagos State.

The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa who disclosed this in a statement said the police personnel was arrested on Saturday by Troops of 22 Brigade, Operation Lafiya Dole carrying out clearance operation in the state.

Musa said the sergeant was arrested at Njimtilo check point along Maiduguri – Damaturu and was also in possession of two magazines.

The Spokesperson also recalled that on 10th May, the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in conjunction with the Nigerian Police, arrested one Private Paul Ojochegbe and Lance Corporal Oko Eke in possession of one disassembled AK 47 Rifle at the same N’jimtilo check point.


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