Army launches investigation as soldier commits suicide in Borno

Army launches investigation as soldier commits suicide in Borno

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The Nigerian Army has launched investigation into one of its personnel who reportedly committed suicide in Borno State.

FILE: MILITARY PERSONNEL CARRYING A DEAD BODY WITH A STRETCHER

A top Army personnel who will not want his name on print, dropped the hint while responding to inquiry by TheNewspad.com

According to the Daily Trust report, the army Corporal, Cpl Kila Jima serving in Borno State shot himself in the head.

The incident occurred on Saturday when the soldier was found lying next to his gun with a severe bullet wound in the head.

One of his colleague serving with 212 Battalion, Maiduguri, hinted that the soldier might have died as a result of depression.

“Cpl Kila Jima from 152 Battalion, Banki on 10-4-2021 just carried his personal rifle and shot himself dead,” his colleague said in a text message.

Sources said the dead soldier was had shown some sign of depression before he eventually took his life.

The Newspaper quoted his his colleague as saying that: “He was among the soldiers involved in counterinsurgency campaigns who have overstayed in the theatre of operation.

“He had shown a lack of interest in the job because of depressive disorder”.

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