Army gives update on death of motorcyclist, confirms arrest of killer soldier in Abia

By FN Editor on 10/08/2019

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UPDATE REPORT ON THE SHOOTING INCIDENT THAT LEAD TO THE DEAD OF MR CHIMAOBI NWAOGWU AT UMUOKEREKE NGWA COMMUNITY OF ABIA STATE
Reference to our earlier press release on the incident that led to the shooting of an innocent citizen Mr Chimaobi Nwaogu of Umuokereke-Ngwa, in Obingwa LGA Abia State. Headquarters 82 Division Nigerian Army wishes to inform the general public that :
Further investigation
on the incident revealed that Lance Corporal Ajayi Johnson one of the soldiers deployed at Forward Operations Base Ohanze for security duty absconded his duty location to an unknown destination and was reported to have been involved in a scuffle that led to the shooting and killing of the Okada rider Mr Chimaobi on Wednesday 7 August 2019. The soldier was casually dressed in camouflage T – shirt which led to the initial suspected identity of the culprit as a cultist.
The soldier has since been arrested and detained. Discplinary procedure is in progress. He will be tried according to extant military law and if found culpable will be dismissed and handed over to the Civil Police for prosecution. The Nigerian Army deeply regrets this unfortunate incident and pray for the repose of the soul of the deceased, We also pray that the almighty God will strengthen his family, loved ones and the entire Abians for this irreparable loss.
You are please requested to disseminate this information to the general public through your medium.
Thank you for your usual cooperation.
ALIYU YUSUF
COLONEL
DEPUTY DIRECTOR ARMY PUBLIC RELATIONS 82 DIVISION NIGERIAN ARMY 10 AUGUST 2019

 

Posted on August, 10 2019

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