SOLDIERS INVOLVED IN TORTURE IN VIRAL VIDEO ARRESTED
The Headquarters, 6 Division, Nigerian Army viewed with utmost dismay the unprofessional conduct of two of its personnel involved in the brutality of a civilian in Rivers State, in a viral video making the rounds in social media. It is instructive to mention that the soldiers involved in that unprofessional conduct have been clearly identified and arrested.
The Division wishes to unequivocally state that, the Nigerian Army remains a professional force that conducts its activities in adherence to established rules of engagement and respect for the fundamental human rights of the citizenry. Thus, no form of infraction would be condoned from erring personnel.
The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 6 Division, Nigerian Army/Land Component Commander, Joint Task Force, South-South, Operation DELTA SAFE, Major General Jamal Abdussalam has directed that a full-scale investigation be conducted immediately. He has further reassured that no stone will be left unturned to sanction those involved.
Well-meaning members of the public are encouraged to continue to provide credible information on such unprofessional conduct, as the Division is poised to be more responsive to the public. This is one unfortunate isolated case that would be expeditiously dealt with.