A 21-year-old JAMB 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.
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.
The NSCDC boss said that the suspect would be charged to court for illegal possession of firearms, 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.