Many Nigerians and social commentators have been left shocked after a video showing a soldier publicly beating a woman went viral on social media.
In the video sighted by LailasNews, man who was dressed in the full uniform of the Nigerian Army could be seen whipping the woman in public.
The shocking incident occurred in Beere community of Ibadan, Oyo state, and many explained that the soldier beat her because of what he called ‘indecent’ dressing.
Many onlookers stood in shock as the soldier meted out the ‘punishment’
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There was also a video evidence of him cutting the hair of some of passers-by after allegedly harassing and extorting them.
An eyewitness alleged that residents of the area now live in fear following the “extreme actions” of the “Operation Beast” soldiers in the state where there is no curfew. One of the soldiers was also identified as “O. Adesina”.