The Nigerian Army says soldiers allegedly arrested for bullion van robbery in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State are not its personnel.
Deputy Director, Army Public Relations in 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, said this in a statement on Wednesday in Enugu.
Yusuf said this in a statement titled, ‘Re: Police Nab Soldiers, Others For Bullion Van Robbery’.
He noted that the two alleged soldiers are not serving in any of Nigerian Army’s units, commands, formations or divisions.
The statement read, “The attention of Headquarters 82 Division Nigerian Army has been drawn to on-line publication on the unfortunate Bullion Van Robbery incident at Abakaliki, Ebonyi State on July 29 which led to the arrest of two suspected dismissed soldiers and other gangsters involved in the act.