Monday, January 11, 2016

General general court-martial jurisdiction

New Telegraph reports that the serving Major General has been sent to Army Headquarters (AHQ) Garrison, Abuja, for jurisdiction. The general is expected to appear before a General Court Martial (GCM), which will be inaugurated for his trial.

In a document obtained by this medium dated December 18, 2015, and titled:‘Posting And Appointment/ Amendment /Deletion NA Officers’ showed that the affected senior officer was posted from Lagos to Abuja for jurisdiction, with effect from December 31 last year.

A source said the Major General will be court-martialled on offences bordering on alleged official corruption. The details of the corrupt practices were not clear as at press time.

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