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Good Deed Army gives cash reward to disabled man beaten by soldiers

This inhumane act sparked outrage on social media, with many condemning the soldiers’ action.

The Nigerian army has offered a cash reward to a crippled man, Chijioke Uraku, who was beaten by two soldiers for wearing army camouflage.

A video posted on Instagram showed the pair as they violently beat and dragged the victim on a dusty ground right in the middle of the Onitsha market.

This inhumane act sparked outrage on social media, with many condemning the soldiers’ action.

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A picture posted on Twitter by a user showed Uraku strike a pose with some top Army officials in a seemingly truce mood.

Though commended by some people, other observers feel the gesture was just a show for the public.

Uraku’s case is one out of many as Nigerian soldiers have in the past harassed and abused civilians who wear the camouflage or over other issues that could have been addressed lawfully.

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