Troops operating on Mokwa-Jebba Road have arrested a fleeing bandit during a stop and search operation on.
According to a statement by the Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, the arrest was made about 9:00pm, when the troops intercepted a car traveling from Zuru to Ibadan.
According to the statement, “the vigilant troops spotted an occupant of the vehicle, who claimed to be Sgt. Aminu Sule.
“Upon a body search, the occupant was found to be in possession of a pair of camouflage uniforms, military boots, knife and substances suspected to be charms.
“On further interrogation, the suspect confessed to be traveling to Ogbomoso in Oyo State and further claimed that the uniform and boots belonged to his brother who is a soldier. However, on closely scrutinising the suspect, he was discovered to be fleeing from the ongoing operations in Niger State to a safe haven.
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