Corporal Omoh F, the soldier named in a video that went viral on Monday, was arrested in Lagos State for assaulting a woman at an ATM stand.
A spokesman for the 9th Brigade, Major Olaniyi Osoba, announced the arrest of the soldier.
“I can confirm to you that he has been detained and investigations are ongoing,”Osoba told Punch.
GIDIANDMIMI claimed earlier that a lady on Twitter identified as Ada Oma accused a soldier with the Nigerian Army of assaulting her on Monday during an incident at an Atm machine belonging to the United Bank of Africa.
The incident that occurred at Oshodi in Lagos State left her deeply distressed, according to the lady who posted her experience on the micro-blogging platform.
The username lady @vels20 narrated that she was on the line waiting for her turn to use the ATM when the soldier asked her to transfer so he could pass. Explaining what happened.
She went on to ask him a question that supposedly irritated the cop.
The officer removed his belt in the altercation that followed, as seen in the video she uploaded, and beat her while others attempted to pacify the two of them. She added that there was nothing provocative she said or did.