Two soldiers and three other suspects have been arrested by the Borno police command for robbing a Point of Sale agent, Yusuf Usman.
Commissioner of Police in the state, Abdu Umar said the robbery took place on February 6 at GSM Market, Bulumkutu. The gang reportedly shot and killed a man, while another sustained injuries.
The Command initially arrested three of the suspects. Mustapha Lawan, alias Bakura Dantawaye, Abubakar Mohammed, alias Bro Shagi, and Umar Ibrahim.
The trio confessed to the crime and gave out names of other members of the gang who are soldiers and have been identified as lgogo Michael and Jibrin Adamu. The soldiers have also confessed to the crime after being arrested.
“They (two soldiers) were court-martialed by the military authority before being transferred to the command for further investigation”.