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Female soldier shot senior colleague at a checkpoint



Female soldier shot senior colleague at a checkpoint
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A female soldier, Lance Corporal Nkiru Okokwo has been arrested for allegedly killing her senior colleague, Captain Bitrus Sini, in Yola, Adamawa State.

It was gathered that Nkiru was enforcing a curfew imposed by the state government when she accidentally shot and killed Sini on Monday night, August 7.

National Dailly gathered that Nkiru shot Sini who intervened in an altercation between her and civilians at a checkpoint in Yola.

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According to reports, Nkiru had ordered all motorists returning home during the curfew to turn back, but they explained that they were workers on essential duty.

The soldier was said to be adamant. A captain came forward to intervene.

Unfortunately, she had already cocked her rifle, so she just fired and killed him accidentally,” an eyewitness told newsmen. It was learnt that the army officer was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, where he was confirmed dead.

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