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Army arrests soldiers threatening to rape Warri women in viral video

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Nigeria Service Chiefs

Tje Nigerian Army, Friday night announced the arrest of two soldiers behind the viral video threatening to rape and unleash violence on women in Warri, Delta State over Thursday’s attack on military personnel during a protest by youths against the killing of one Joseph Pessu.

The killing of Pessu by security operatives after he was alleged to have refused stopping at a checkpoint by the operatives who were monitoring the 14-days lockdown order by the state government.

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The army authorities in a tweet on its verified twitter handle @HQNigerianarmy, said the soldiers were arrested at the 9 Brigade Ikeja Military Cantonment Lagos State on Friday.

The tweet reads: “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.

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“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.

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