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Nigeria

19 November 2008

Voice of America, Transcript

ABUJA — Six Nigerian soldiers have been sentenced to life imprisonment for selling guns and other weapons to militants and criminals in the Niger Delta. Prosecutors said the arms sales had contributed to the violence in the oil-rich region. For VOA, Gilbert da Costa filed this report from Abuja. Security experts and rights groups have long accused some members of the security forces of secretly selling arms to militants and criminals in the Niger Delta. A Nigerian... (GunPolicy.org)

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