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    DSS arrests soldier in Abuja for selling arms to kidnappers

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    A soldier attached to the Muhamadu Buhari cantonment in Tungan Maje in the FCT Abuja has been arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services for allegedly hiring out and selling guns to kidnappers.

    He was said to have been arrested around Dankogi Park in Zuba in collaboration with members of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria in the area.

    Reports say the soldier hired a gun to the kidnappers for 300,000 in one of the operations and in another instance, he recieved 200,000 for one gun.

    Unfortunately for him, the kidnappers were arrested and they mentioned him as their gunrunner.

    They allegedly contacted him for another deal to supply them with AK 47 rifles to buy at three million naira and he fell for it.

    They went to the agreed site in Zuba and took position. He arrived in his car to present the arm and the security men swoop on him.

    An AK 47 rifle as well as a fully loaded magazine with 30 rounds of ammunition was found in his car.

    He was said to be undergoing interrogation at the DSS headquarters at the time of filling this report.

    However Dailynewscraft could not confirm the story from either the DSS or the Nigerian Army as at the time of going to press

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