The Department of State Security (DSS) has arrested the erstwhile chief of army staff (COAS)  Lieutenant-General Azubuike Ihejirika (rtd) has been arrested by operatives of the DSS, reports indicate.

Lieutenant-General Azubuike Ihejirika was reportedly arrested on June 21 at his residence in Maitama, Abuja. It is believed that Mr Ihejerika was arrested in connection with Arms deal probe involving former national security adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki.