Abuja - The Nigerian Army has pledged to release
soldiers who reportedly maltreated a suspected robber at Mararraba, Nasarawa
State, to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).
The Acting Director Army Public Relations Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman made the
promise following demands by the commission.
Usman said the soldiers would be released to the NHRC after carrying out our
internal investigations in accordance with regulations.
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Usman said the Nigerian Army was aware of the demand by the NHRC requesting for
the release of soldiers involved in the incident of the ill treatment of the
suspects, as shown in some media.
"I wish to inform the commission and the public that all those involved
would be released to the NHRC after carrying out our investigation in
accordance with our regulations,” Usman said.
Usman had earlier said the soldiers had been identified summoned and would face
- CAJ News