Nigerian soldier, Lance Cpl. Attahiru Jibril, from the Niger state Police Command allegedly stabbed a middle-aged man identified as Ali Mohammed to death on Friday, September 6.
According to Naija News, the Nigerian soldier allegedly killed his victim in Lambatta Market, in the Gurara Local Government Area of the state.
The Commissioner of Police in Niger, Alh. Adamu Usman made the disclosure in an interview with newsmen in Minna, the Niger state capital on Saturday, September 7.
According to the CP, Alh. Adamu Usman: “The suspect attacked and stabbed the victim to death with a knife, following a misunderstanding at the market.”
“We succeeded in rescuing the suspect from a mob attack at the market and notified military authorities accordingly,” the commissioner said.
He also assured the general public that Jibril would be charged to court for prosecution upon completion of investigations.