Okene Residents Lament Soldiers Brutality
They also alleged that some of them had been maimed and some of their belongings destroyed by the soldiers.
The soldiers reportedly went to the Okene central market and started shooting at the traders, most of whom sustained various degrees of injury as they scamper for safety.
Some of the complainants said they came out for their legitimate businesses in compliance with directives from security agents that they should go about their normal businesses without fear, but were surprised when some of the soldiers allegedly shot at them and destroyed their goods.
The soldiers had been on a house to house search in the town, even as they enforce the curfew imposed on the state following the killing of 20 worshipers at the Deeper Life Church in Otite and two soldiers at the Central Mosque in Okene