Nigerian Army Jails, Demotes Soldiers Who Attacked Disabled Chijioke Uraku In Onitsha

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Feb 10, 2017 – Nigerian Army Jails, Demotes Officers Who Attacked Disabled Chijioke Uraku In Onitsha

Nigerian Soldiers Who Attacked Onitsha Crippled Man Chijioke Uraku Jailed, Demoted 

The power-hungry army officers who attacked a defenseless civilian in Onitsha last week for wearing military uniform have been demoted.

According to the spokesman for the Nigerian Army, Brig. Gen. Usman Sani, the officers who violated the Nigerian Army code of conduct have been demoted from the rank of corporals to Private solders.

Usman added that the violators have also been sentenced to 21-day imprisonment with Hard Labour.

In addition, they are to forfeit 3 weeks of pay to the FG.

Here is a statement the Nigerian military released today:

Hope this strong step taken by the Nigerian Army will deter other power hungry soldiers like Suliaman who attacked a Nollywood actress last week.