Chijoke Uraku, a physically challenged man in Onitsha, Anambra state was brutalized by two soldiers, Bature Samuel and Abdulazeez Usman for allegedly wearing a military camouflage shirt. The two soldiers have been apprehended and charged for assault by their commanding officer.
The soldiers, Bature Samuel and Abdulazeez Usman were arrested, demoted and imprisoned for 21 days for the physical assault on Chijioke Uraku.
Nigerian Army Soldiers
Section 34 guarantees the right to dignity of the human person and Section 34 1(a) of the 1999 constitution forbids the subjection to torture or to inhuman or degrading treatment of any person.