Brig. Gen. Texas Chukwu, the Director, Army Public Relations, revealed that the Nigerian Army General Court Martial in Maiduguri has sentenced two soldiers to five years imprisonment for abduction.
Chukwu has made this known in an issued statement on Friday in Maiduguri.
President of the Court, Brig. Gen. Olusegun Adesina, said the two soldiers, Sgt. Aliyu Hassan and Cpl. Bello Nasiru, were found guilty of the three-count of civil offences bordering on attempt to commit abduction and extortion.
Adesina sentenced the two soldiers to five-year imprisonment on the first and third count charge which were to run concurrently.