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NCoS arrests officer over missing arms, ammunition

The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) , Kogi State Command, , has ordered the immediate arrest of an officer of the Command for complicity in the disappearance of two riffles and some quantities of ammunition belonging to the Command.

A statement by DCS Nihi Sesan, the Command’s Public Relations Officer, said the Controller of Corrections, David Igbago gave the order for the immediate arrest of the personnel.

Although the statement which was made available to journalists in Abuja on Wednesday, did not mention the name of the suspect.

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The statement, however, said the officer had been put through an administrative mechanism before being handed over to the relevant security agency for further interrogation.

It said said the missing items were discovered during a routine monthly audit of arms and ammunition in the Command’s armory.

The statement vowed to ensure that no stone is left unturned in unravelling the circumstances surrounding the criminal act and bringing the culprits to justice.

He also assured members of the public of his irrevocable commitment to the security of Kogi State in general and the Custodial Centres in the state in particular.

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