A soldier caught on camera flogging a lady for ‘indecent dressing’, as well as his colleague cutting the hair of some young men in Beere area of Ibadan, Oyo state on Sunday, November 1, have been arrested.
The soldiers were also alleged to have also indulged in extortion after harassing them.
Following the public outcry, the soldiers were arrested and taken to the barracks, the state Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Seun Fakorede disclosed on twitter.
”My ears are full with news of the unlawful activities of some Soldiers of the Nigerian Army, over the weekend. I have immediately reached out to the Commandant of the Operation Burst and I’ve been assured that the men involved in this distasteful operation have been arrested and taken to the barracks — they will be dealt with accordingly. This will not repeat itself again in Oyo State. Please, kindly go about your daily business and activities without fear. Thank you.”