Thursday, February 9, 2017 9:03 am
Nigerian Army has reacted to a video clip in which two soldiers were seen maltreating a physically challenged person for allegedly wearing a camouflage shirt on Tuesday 7th February 2017, at Onitsha, Anambra State.
Watch video here: https://youtu.be/z-CUli6OWw4
According to Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, Director Army Public Relations, “in line with Army’s zero tolerance for acts of indiscipline and unprofessional conducts especially in relation to violation of human rights, we wish to further state that the soldiers involved have since been identified and apprehended.”
They have also been charged for assault by their Commanding Officer.
The statement reads further:
“Similarly, troops have been warned to desist from such acts that infringe on human rights and cast serious aspersions on the good image of the Nigerian Army.
The public should please regard this ugly incident as an isolated case which is not true reflection of the Nigerian Army.
You are kindly requested to disseminate this information to the public through your medium.”