A 25 year old soldier Mohammed Kashim has been arrested in Yobe State in possession of arms and some quantity of cannabis.
The soldier was apprehended by men of the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency along Nguru/Hadeja road.
The Assistant State Commander Administration and Logistic Mr. Julius Zer who is also the Acting State Commander of the NDLEA in Yobe state disclosed that the soldier was arrested with 30 rounds of live ammunitions with a magazine and 1kg of cannabis sativa.
Zer also informed that the suspect is an indigene of Geidam Local Government serving with the Nigeria Army in Ibadan Oyo State where he was coming from for the Sallah celebration.
He was arrested in a truck by the officers of NDLEA of Nguru Area Command on Nguru/Hadeja highway on his way to Geidam.
Both the suspected soldier and the ammunition have been handed over to the DPO Nguru Division.
The Yobe State Police Public Relation Officer ASP Dungus Abdulkareem said he is yet to be briefed about the case but promised to get details of the case and brief the newsmen after Sallah celebration.