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Army arrests soldier for killing driver at Borno checkpoint



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Additionally, the division has engaged with NURTW for a peaceful resolution and assured the family of the deceased and NURTW of its commitment to ensuring justice is served. The soldier involved has been arrested and an investigation has commenced, emphasizing the division’s zero tolerance for unprofessional conduct from any personnel. The Borno State Government is also closely monitoring the matter to ensure justice, with a plea for patience and decorum as the situation is handled according to the law.

PUNCH Online reports that the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, established on Aug 22, 2013, is responsible for counterinsurgency, terrorism, and armed banditry in the North Eastern states of Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe.

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