Not Above the Law Policemen nab soldier for smoking Indian hemp

According to an eyewitness, the soldier often terrorise people living around the spot by beating anyone who challenged him.

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A soldier in the Nigerian army has been arrested by policemen in Kurmin Mashi, Kaduna State, for smoking Indian hemp in public.

According to an eyewitness, the soldier whose identity is unknown regularly visits the spot to smoke the substance. He often creates a scene and violently attacks anyone who challenges him.

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Daily Post reported that the soldier was nabbed by the policemen in the afternoon of Sunday, July 3, 2016 He was dressed in his military outfit when he was arrested.

Zakari, a vendor who sells airtime for mobile network users said, “He comes here everyday to smoke”.

“The worst thing is that each time he comes here, he foments trouble.

“If you dare tell to him, he will beat the hell out of you”, he added.

Daily Post also reported that the soldier tried to run away when he realised that he was about to be arrested by the policemen.

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