A woman in Ikorodu area of Lagos, Ruth Orji was brutally assaulted by soldiers attached to 174 Battalion, Ikorodu, Lagos. She was badly beaten and brutalized for protesting her brother’s assault by soldiers
In response to the assault and battery of Ruth Orji, the Nigerian Army set up a board of inquiry and detained six soldiers over the brutality of Ruth Orji in Lagos state.
Date of Occurrence
Nigeria Army soldiers attached to the 174 Battalion, Ikorodu, Lagos.
Section 34 of the constitution guarantees the dignity of every citizen, adding that no person shall be subjected to torture or to inhuman or degrading treatment