Men of the Nigeria Police have arrested a soldier for smoking Indian hemp in Kurmin Mashi area of Kaduna State.
The soldier was trailed to the area by men of Operation Yaki who arrested him while smoking the substance Sunday afternoon.
According to an eye witnessed, when the police officers arrived the ‘smoking zone’ the soldier, who was clad in his full military regalia tried to run but was overpowered by the heavily armed officers who arrested and bundled him into their van.
One Zakari, a roadside recharge card vendor, told out reporter that the soldier has been a regular guest in the area.
“He comes here everyday to smoke”.
“The worst thing is that each time he comes here, he foments trouble.