The general court-martial, sentenced 3 of it officers to 10 years imprisonment after finding them guilty of manslaughter at the Abuja Army headquarters.
According to online reports, one was acquitted whilst the others, namely Akeem Oseni and Ogbemudia Osawe (both majors) and Nuhu Dogary( second lieutenant) were found guilty of torturing Collins Benjamin, a lance corporal to death. The crime committed is punishable under section 105 of the Armed Forces Act 2004 by life imprisonment.
Thesitenews.com reports that, the deceased was commanded to ” forward roll ” on a football which resulted into killing him.
Oseni is said to be on the run currently after seeking permission to use the toilet. The two left ( Dogary and Osawe ) are held in police custody