Candidate Arrested For Carrying A Gun To JAMB Exam Hall

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Report has it that a 21-year-old candidate has been arrested for going to JAMB examination hall with a gun.

It was learnt that he was arrested by men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) at Nasarawa state Polytechnic centre on May 16th, 2017 during a search at the entrance to the hall.


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Confirming the arrest, NSCDC boss, Lawal-Kano said the suspect was arrested on Tuesday, May 16, after he was found to be in possession of a locally-made pistol and two rounds of live ammunition and upon interrogation, the suspect confessed that someone gave him the gun for safe keeping.


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The NSCDC boss said that the suspect would be charged to court for illegal possession of firearms,


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adding that even registered guns were not allowed at examination centres.

In a similar development, another candidate has been arrested in Benue state after he was caught stealing inside the examination hall.


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