The Niger state Police Command has arrested a soldier for allegedly stabbing one Ali Mohammed to death.
The soldier a Lance Corporal, Attahiru Jibrin stabbed the deceased at Lambata market in Gurara Local Government Area of the state.
Niger State Commissioner of Police, CP. Adamu Usman in a telephone interview told Radio Nigeria that the suspect attacked the deceased with a knife as a result of a misunderstanding between them.
He, however, explained that after intense pressure from a mob attack, the police were able to rescue the soldier from being lynched.
Our Correspondent in Minna reports that the suspect would be charged to court after investigations.