Army launches manhunt for soldier accused of Killing



The Nigerian Army says has launched a manhunt for the soldier who allegedly killed lover, one Miss Jennifer Ugadu, an undergraduate of Niger Delta University, Ammasoma, Bayelsa.

The Director, Army Public Relation, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, said a statement, on Thursday, was alleged that the was shot her apartment by the suspect now at large.

Nwachukwu said there was no place for such barbaric act the army, adding that the Nigerian army had commiserated the family of the deceased.

According to him, Nigeria army is an institution that is accountable to the people and would ensure the justice is served.

”The NA has the allegation seriously and joint investigation has commenced, while to profile and ascertain the true of the suspect is ongoing.

“The NA being a professional and disciplined organisation will continue to uphold and respect the Fundamental of citizens as enshrined the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,” said the statement.

Nwachukwu said members of the public should be rest assured that details of the investigation would be made public.

“The NA also wishes to reaffirm that as a force zero tolerance for any form of criminality, such allegations will not only be investigated, but the culprit will be made to face the full wrath of the law,” he said. (NAN)