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More soldiers to be arraigned for mutiny

30 September 2014, 14:30

Abuja - 60 soldiers accused of refusing to join the troops to combat insurgents in Maiduguri are to be arraigned before a General Court Martial by military authorities in Abuja, Punch reports.

The soldiers, comprising two corporals, nine lance corporals and 49 privates, are to be arraigned on two counts of conspiracy to commit mutiny and mutiny.

Also read: 12 troops sentenced to death for mutiny

It would be recalled that 12 soldiers charged with mutiny among other offences, including attacking the former General Officer Commanding the 7th Division of the Nigerian Army, Ahmed Mohammed were sentenced to death on September 15, 2014.

Read more at Punch


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