HausaToday understands that the disgraced soldier took his own life while being escorted to the barrack.
It was gathered that the soldier with one the Battalions of the Nigerian Army in the North-East was discovered by military intelligence operatives for his involvements in recent attacks on brothels and beer parlours.
“He was involved in recent attacks in Geidam and Gashua communities in Yobe State.
“He was apprehended while attempting to escape after he learnt that his movements and activities with terrorists have been discovered by the intelligence service.
“After being handcuffed, he skillfully snatched a gun from one of the escorts and killed himself.
“Meanwhile, investigation is ongoing to Nab other suspects within the service.” the source told PRNigeria.