More Update: Army arrest soldiers threatening to rape, infect women with HIV in Warri Delta state

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The Nigerian Army, on Friday has revealed to the general public, it has arrested two soldiers behind a viral video threatening to rape women and infect them with HIV in Warri, Delta State over an attack on the military personnel Thursday during a peaceful protest by youths against the killing of one Joseph Pessu.

The victim was killed by security operatives for a claim to have refused to stop at a checkpoint by the operatives who were monitoring the 14-days lockdown order impose by the state government to fight against coronavirus outbreak.

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Nigerian Army via verified twitter handle @HQNigerianarmy on April 3, 2020, disclosed that the soldiers have been arrested at the 9 Brigade Ikeja Military Cantonment Lagos State on Friday. Meanwhile, their names were not mentioned.

Read tweets below;

Soldiers in a viral video using uncouth  and uncivilized language purportedly threatening to molest  women in Warri Delta State were arrested at 9 Brigade Ikeja Military Cantonment Lagos State today 3 April 2020 and further investigation is ongoing. 1/3

The general public should be assured that the investigations will be swift and fair in accordance with applicable military laws. The outcome of the investigations will determine the most appropriate disciplinary measures that can be taken in the circumstances 2/3

The Nigerian Army wishes to reiterate that it would not tolerate any form of irresponsibility and indiscipline on the part of any of its personnel. 3/3

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