A couple in the Nigerian Army who just got married recently has been beheaded by unknown gunmen.
The incident happened on Saturday when the couple was on their way to Imo State.
In a video that surface online, the gunmen can be seem putting the head on the victims’ chest.
After the incident, it was gathered that the gunmen were calling on their family members to mock them, a source in the military revealed.
According to the source, the lady was also raped before they were beheaded adding that A.M Linus, a sergeant first class in the Army and his lance corporal wife were on their way to Imo when the incident happened.
“It’s so sad that we soldiers are no safer, the man was a member of the 19 regular intakes while the wife was of the 79RI.
“They were on their way to Imo state on Saturday when the incident happened. You won’t believe these gunmen as we speak still used their phones to make calls to their family members, making jest of them and threatening to kill them as well.
“This couple just married recently, even their photoshoot caused a lot of criticism and seems they were punished for it.
“Though the man is married to another woman with grown-up kids, he suddenly eloped with this young soldier, I was told the girl also had kids before joining the army as well.
“The man still has a father, his brother is also a soldier working at a battalion in Kaduna. The lady was also raped before they were beheaded.
Remember, the attacks by unknown gunmen have increased in the South-East in recent times. The attacks often target security agencies and government facilities.
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