Soldiers in viral video flogging lady over ‘indecent’ dressing, shaving youths’ heads detained


The soldiers, who were caught on camera beating a lady for alleged improper dressing and shaving youth heads on weird haircut grounds in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital have reportedly been arrested.

The video of the soldiers in the said act at Beere area went viral at the weekend sparking outrage.

In it, the military men are seen beating a yet-to-be identified lady with horsewhip, according to them for indecent dressing while they also shaved the heads of some youths, who wore hairstyles viewed by them (soldiers) as weird.

Going by the Oyo State security outfit, Operation Burst, where the errant soldiers are attached to, they have been arrested by the military.

It remains to be seen if the case would not end up under the carpet like many others involving men in uniform.

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