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Nigerian Soldier Who Tied Boy To An Electric Pole In Maiduguri Jailed For 3 Years

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Oct 18, 2016 – Nigerian Soldier Who Tied Boy To An Electric Pole In Maiduguri Borno State Jailed For 3 Years

A Nigerian Army Court Marshal, has sentenced Staff Sergeant, Umar Sale to three years imprisonment for causing bodily harm to a male teenager in Maiduguri.

In his ruling in Maiduguri on Tuesday, the President of the court, Brig.-Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, said the convict would also be demoted to private as part of his punishment.

“Staff Sgt. Umar Sale, you have been found guilty of the charges against you, having listened to the presentation of the prosecution to treat you as a first offender.’’

The president said that offences were contrary to Section 104 (2b) of the Armed Forces Act Cap A 20 laws of the federation 2004 as well as Section 119 of the Armed Forces Act A 20.

“The court hereby sentences you as follows; on count one, three years imprisonment, on count two, demotion to a private.
“The sentence is however, subject to confirmation by the authority as provided by sections 141 (2) and 152 (1a) of the Armed Forces Act cap a 20 laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 2004,’’ he said.

Umar was alleged to have tied up a teenager, Muhammad Sale on an electronic pole for several hours causing him to lose one of his hands.

The young boy was accused of stealing money belonging to the soldier.



  1. Keeping it real

    October 18, 2016 at 5:43 PM

    Part of the sentence should have includ to use him as a robot to get into SAMBISA FOREST in seach for the #CHIBOKGIRL

  2. Bello ola

    October 18, 2016 at 8:29 PM

    Mall. Umar why did you created life injury to your litle boy because of token? anyway i hail your organization for taking proper action on you, but i will urge them to extend this to your coliques who always happy in brutaly molesting inocent armless civiliances instead of their nomal song UNKNOWN SOLDIER

  3. spayor

    October 19, 2016 at 12:52 PM

    Good one for you…spend more yrs training ursef…idiot

  4. sola olaniyi

    October 19, 2016 at 1:25 PM

    well deserved…wicked soldier

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