Three Soldiers Arrested For Stealing 374 Ammunition Rounds

Three Soldiers Arrested For Stealing 374 Ammunition Rounds
  • PublishedDecember 4, 2023

The soldiers have been arrested by troops of Operation Desert Sanity in Maiduguri, Borno State, for allegedly stealing ammunition.

Osun Defender gathered that the suspects were arrested during a covert operation at the motor parks along Njimtilo Road in Maiduguri.

According to a military source, two of the soldiers were heading to Markudi, while one was travelling to Abuja.

The ammunition was said to have been concealed in a bag of rice by one of the soldiers.

The source said, “On December 2, troops conducted a convert operations at motor parks and along Njimtilo Road at Njimtilo, three soldiers were arrested. One was en route to Makurdi with 250 rounds of 7.62 MM.

“Another en route to Makurdi was arrested with four fully loaded magazines and 110 rounds concealed in a mudu of rice.

“The last soldier was going to Abuja. He was arrested with 14 rounds of 7.62MM. The suspects are in custody for further investigation.“

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