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AK47 & PUMP ACTION RIFLES WERE RECOVERED FROM THEM! Four armed robbers in military uniforms arrested in Kogi


The Nigeria Army on Saturday paraded four robbery suspects it arrested in Felele area of Lokoja, Kogi State.

The Public Relation Officer of the Command Army Records, Lokoja, Capt. Nick Ejeh, while parading the suspects said that they were in military uniform when they were arrested.

The suspects, according to him are Japhet Ataem, Saviour Daower, Joseph Usar and Isaac Danold, all from Guma LGA of Benue.

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He said that the suspects were carrying out a robbery operation when they were sighted by soldiers on patrol who engaged them in a shootout.

According to him, some of the suspects sustained gunshot injury during the encounter. He said three of the suspects escaped arrest.

Ejeh expressed concern over the increasing use of military uniforms by perpetrators of crimes.

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Items recovered from them included one AK47 rifle, two pump action assault rifles and many rounds of live ammunition.