A commercial driver who simply identifies as Bolaji Sunday, has been recently reported by Punch
to have allegedly been a victim of military brutality in the hands of Nigerian soldiers. Upon interview while he was in the hospital, he narrated how the soldiers flogged him with belt, burst his tyres and shot his back because of how he parked his car/vehicle.Continue Reading…
According to him, he parked his car at the front of the Oriental Transport Company around Magboro Bus Stop, in the Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State. However, he had no idea he parked in front of the soldier’s company. They approached him and started harassing him on why he parked there which resulted in an argument and they told him to sit inside a gutter. Then they allegedly resorted to flog him with belt, burst his tyres and when he tried to run, they shot his back and he fell inside a nearby gutter.
He said, “I only came to take the number of a customer I’ll carry on Sunday from someone. I didn’t know where I parked was their area. They started harassing me and told me to sit inside the gutter. I begged them to let me park somewhere else, but they refused.
“They flogged me with belt, I held it and then they shot at my tyres bursting them. I tried to run away because I was afraid, but one of them shot me at my back and I fell inside the gutter”.Continue Reading…
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