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In the early hours of today an Army officer was shot by a Nigerian Police. The incident happened at Ada-George by Pepperoni in Port Harcourt.

According to an eye witness, the Army officer who lodged at a hotel in Elipranwo junction was driving with his colleague without their uniform on, when the Police officer on duty stopped their moving vehicle.

The eyewitness explained that the Army officer brought out a gun immediately and for self defense the Policeman shot him not knowing he was an Army.

The death of the Army officer led to the invasion of the Police Divisional Headquarters Ada-George Port Harcourt by the Army and two policemen were arrested. The attack at the Police Station is to retaliate the death of the fallen Army Personnel. The Police Station has been shut down and all arrested criminals as been set free to go as nobody is at the station.

 

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Ten herdsmen have been arrested by troops of Sector 1 Sub-Sector A, deployed at Yelwata in Benue state on Monday.

The Army, in a statement by its spokesman, Brigadier General Jude Chukwu, said the troops while on routine patrol arrested ten herdsmen destroying farmland at Tse-Tigir and Tse-Ndugh villages on Monday 26 February 2018. ”

While in the act of destroying the farmland the herdsmen sighted the aggressive troops and fled into the bush. The determine troops pursued and arrest them.

“Items recovered were : 5 motorcycle, 2 machetes, some assorted charms and the sum of One Hundred and Twenty Thousand Naira (N 120,000:00) only.

Suspect and items were handed over to the Nigerian Police for further necessary action. “The Nigerian Army is determine to fish out criminals and recover weapons use in killing innocent citizens.

Therefore the public is please requested to cooperate and support the Army on the ongoing exercise.

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