Man Arrested Over Murder Plot


A man has been arrested on suspicion of plotting to murder a yet-to-be known person. According to an army statement, passengers on a bus, on Sunday, overheard the suspect talking to someone on the telephone, whom he gave the name of another person to be killed. The army said the suspect was travelling on the same bus as the other passengers along Takum-Chanchangi road in Taraba state.

“The information was secretly revealed to troops, who trailed the vehicle and arrested the informant,” said Brig-General Texas Chukwu, the spokesperson for the army.

The suspect is currently in the custody of the army, the statement said.

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