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Army investigates alleged involvement of personnel in extortion, murder of woman in Katsina

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The Nigerian Army has said that its attention had been drawn to media reports on alleged extortion and murder of a woman by it’s personnel in Katsina State.

Army in a statement signed by it’s Director Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen Muhammed Yerima on Wednesday said that any personnel found culpable will face the wrath of the Law.

The statement said, “The attention of the Nigerian Army has been drawn to media reports on the extortion and gruesome murder a woman in Yankara village of Katsina State allegedly by troops.

“The Nigerian Army therefore wish to inform the general public that it has commenced investigation into the matter and that any one found culpable will face the wrath of the law. As a professional and responsible force, the NA does not tolerate any act of professional misconduct.

“The general public is hereby urged to remain calm as the investigation will be thorough enough to get to the root of the matter”.

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