The spate of brutality of civilians by uniformed men seem not to be abating as a Lance Corporal was alleged to have brutalised a man in the Oshodi area of Lagos State, while a naval rating was held for beating up a security guard at a fast food restaurant in the state.
The two incidents, captured in a snapshot and video respectively, have gone viral on the social media, with many Nigerians calling for the identification and punishment of the culprits.
In the Oshodi incident, which was shared by a popular comedian, Ali Baba, a solider could be seen standing on a resident in the mud, with a whip in his hand.
Although the time and cause of the incident could not be ascertained, the background showed the incident happened beside a rail track in front of the Nigerian Army Shopping Arena, Oshodi.
“Bloody civilian! How dare you challenge an officer? And after investigation, it would be an #unknownSoldier. Bloody civilian,” Ali Baba wrote in his Instagram post.
The military authorities have yet to react to the incident as of press time