Army deserter arrested for armed robbery in Benin


Jethro Ibileke/Benin
FILE PHOTO: Some suspected armed robbers
An army deserter, simply identified as Lance Corporal Adegoke, has been arrested for armed robbery in Benin, Edo State.
Adegoke who claimed to have served with the 29 Battalion, Nigerian Army, in Port Harcourt, capital of Nigeria’s south-south Rivers state, said he deserted the army after he was posted to Maiduguri to fight the Boko Haram Islamist sect.
The runaway soldier who was arrested alongside two members of his gang after they allegedly terrorizing residents of Ikpoba Hill, Upper Mission and its environs in Benin, said he abandoned his unit, leaving with military rifle …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper