The Nigerian Police has arrested two soldiers for killing an Islamic cleric, Sheikh Goni Aisami.
Sheikh Aisami was killed on Friday night near Jaji Maji in Karasuwa local government in Yobe state Naija News learned.
The Public Relations Officer of the Yobe State Police, Dungus Abdulkareem, who confirmed the incident, said that in a few days the full report on the soldiers will be released.
He said that the two soldiers confessed to their crime but the investigation is still ongoing, Naija News understands that the names of those arrested is yet to be disclosed.
However, a source in Yobe, from the members of the state patrol group, explained how the famous Islamic teacher was killed.
The source said that one of the soldiers asked the late cleric for a lift from Nguru military checkpoint to Jaji-maji, a nearby community under Karasuwa Local Government Area of Yobe State.
The sources said he was shot dead while his car, a red Honda Accord (Discussion Continues), which was taken away by the soldiers before they were apprehended by the police.
This article was originally published on Naija News