Nigerian Army arrest 6 soldiers allegedly involved in brutalization of an Ikorodu lady
detained 6 soldiers alleged to be responsible for the dehumanization of an
by soldiers on Sunday may soon get justice, as the Nigerian Army has stated in
a statement concerning the event, that investigation into the matter is
soldiers have been apprehended in respects to the incident.
Headquarters 81 Division Nigerian Army has been drawn to the social media and
Newspapers online reports on “Alleged brutalization of a female by soldiers”.
The incident occurred in Odoguyan, Ikorodu area of Lagos state involving soldiers
of 174 Battalion on Sunday 12 March 2017.
incident is highly regrettable, even as the Division under the Nigerian Army
has zero tolerance for inhuman treatment. Discipline remains the bedrock of the
Nigerian Military Profession. It is quite disheartening when such incidences
occur even though isolated will not be treated with any laxity.
of Inquiry has been constituted by the Commander 9 Brigade, Brigadier General
Elias Attu to investigate the circumstances that led to the incident, determine
the level of the soldiers involvement, submit its findings and recommend
appropriate disciplinary measures which will be communicated.
taken to hospital where she is responding to treatment while 6 soldiers are
being detained in regards to the incident.
press, may I thank you for your timely information in bringing such incidences
to fore. The Division remains committed to its tasks as part of the
constitutional mandate of the Nigerian Army. It continues to enjoin all to be
law abiding and count on their support and cooperation.
requested to disseminate the information to the general public.