ARMY INVESTIGATE ALLEGED BEATING OF WOMAN BY SOLDIERS IN LAGOS

 
The Nigerian Army has set up a board of inquiry to investigate the circumstances that led to the alleged brutality of a woman in Lagos State by some soldiers.

The inquiry was set up to determine the level of the soldiers’ involvement, as well as recommend appropriate disciplinary measures to be taken on the six soldiers who had already been detained.

The victim was beaten in Odogunyan, Ikorodu area of Lagos on March 12 after she challenged a soldier for slapping her brother and sustained injuries as a result of the brutality, according to some online reports.

According to 81 Division’s spokesperson, Lieutenant-Colonel Olaolu Daudu, the incident involved soldiers of 174 Battalion and the woman attacked had been identified in various reports as Ruth Orji.
Read more…http://tribuneonlineng.com/army-investigate-alleged-beating-woman-soldiers-lagos/

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