A motorist has narrowly escaped being killed by a trigger-happy soldier who threatened to shoot him for pulling down and killing his monkey.
The incident occurred final Friday in Shuwa city within the Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa state.
An eyewitness who spoke to SaharaReporters on situation of anonymity stated the soldier deflated the tyres of the person’s automotive earlier than threatening to gun him down.
“The monkey was running across the road when it was knocked down by the driver and it died, but it was not intentional.
“The soldier turned livid seeing the physique of his lifeless monkey, he then moved in anger and deflated two of the automotive tyres. He additionally cocked his gun and threatened to shoot the motive force,” the source said.
Commander of 28 Task Force Brigade, Chibok, Brigadier General Zirkushu Kennedy, who confirmed the incident, told SaharaReporters that the soldier has been arrested.
He said, “I ordered the arrest of the soldier and the soldier has been arrested as a result of navy is a disciplined occupation.
“We’ll investigate and make sure appropriate disciplinary measures are carried out.”