The Niger State Police Command has arrested a soldier for allegedly stabbing one Ali Mohammed to death in Lambatta Market under Gurara Local Government Area of the state.
The name of the soldier was given as Lance Cpl. Attahiru Jibril.
Commissioner of Police in the state, Adamu Usman, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Minna, the capital, on Saturday.
He said, “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.”