Army commences investigation into alleged killing of driver by Gunmen in Soldiers uniform
The Nigerian Army has reportedly begun an investigation to unravel the fake military officers behind an alleged killing of a driver, identified as Mr. Lawal.
It was gathered that the driver was killed in Lagos last Thursday by some men who dressed in military uniforms
But in a statement issued on Sunday, Acting Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 81 Division Nigerian Army,
Lieutenant Colonel Olabisi Olalekan Ayeni, said the military has commenced an investigation into the alleged killing.
He said the investigation would be carried out by the Division in conjunction with the Police Command in Lagos, adding that if the suspects are identified to be serving soldiers, they will be made to face the full wrath of both military and civil laws.
“While the matter is under investigation, Headquarters 81 Division requests the family of the deceased to exercise patience and wait for the outcome of the investigation as whoever is found wanting will be made to face disciplinary action,” the statement said.
The Army reiterated its zero tolerance for troops’ misconduct or involvement in any form of criminality.
The General Officer Commanding 81 Division, Maj Gen MT Usman, commiserated with the family of the victim while promising that justice would be served accordingly.