The Nigerian Military has dismissed two troopers allegedly concerned within the killing of an Islamic cleric Goni Aisami in Yobe state.
The Appearing Commander Officer in control of Military’s 241 Reece battalion in Nguru, Ibrahim Osabo, made this recognized in an interview with journalists on Saturday.
He said that the suspects, John Gabriel and Adamu Gideon, each lance corporals, have been dismissed after they had been discovered responsible by a joint board of inquiry arrange in collaboration with the police.
Osabo stated the 2 troopers had been dismissed on a two-count cost of failure to carry out duties and conduct prejudice to service self-discipline.
Talking additional, Osabo stated that the dismissed troopers will likely be handed over to the police in Damaturu for prosecution.
Blueprint report that Aisami who was travelling from Kano State was stated to have given Gabriel a elevate.
On attending to Jaji-Maji, a village alongside Gashua city, Gabriel was stated to have informed the deceased that there was an uncommon noise on the rear tyre. The cleric, it was gathered, stopped to verify the tyres.
Gabriel was stated to have allegedly introduced out his rifle hid in a camp mattress and shot the cleric lifeless.
The suspect, nonetheless, known as Gideon on cellphone to help him to tow the car.
The police had earlier paraded the 2 troopers and three different individuals over the alleged homicide.
President Muhammadu Buhari had additionally directed the navy to flush out the killers of the cleric.