Former Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Major-General Azubuike Ihejirika (rtd.), has allegedly been arrested by operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS). Ihejirika was arrested late last night at his mega residence in Maitama, Abuja, in connection with the arms purchase scandal for which several former military and political chiefs are currently undergoing investigation or trial, among them the immediate past National Security Adviser (NSA) retired Colonel Sambo Dasuki, News Express reports.
He was arrested after more than N400 million in cash and 12 cars were recovered from his residence by DSS operatives. The cars include 2 Bentleys; 3 Range Rovers; 2 Rolls Royce; 1 SLR; and 1 G-Wagon.