A soldier has allegedly flogged a teenager to his death and his family is angrily demanding justice.
The unidentified soldier reportedly flogged a student of Command Secondary School, Enugu to death for allegedly keeping his hair.
A report shared online reveals the boy, Eneh Chinemerem was beaten on the head for not having a haircut before school day.
Days after his punishment, the boy’s head started swelling, causing the parents to move him from one hospital to another until his untimely death.
The mother of the deceased, Eneh Nididiamaka, broke the news in a Facebook as she mourns and revealed circumstances leading to her child’s death.
She wrote; “It is still very hard to believe that you are gone my son but one thing I know is that God will surely fight for us, rest in peace my son. Army man flogged my son in school to death in command sec, sch enugu. Rip my first fruit in life.”
Meanwhile a Facebook user, Nnaji Miriam Izuogu wrote, “This is exactly what happened to my kid brother last year November 2021, in the same skool (school) and now this story, today Paschal my brother is no more Rip to this soul, it’s so painful, Paschal is supposed to be writing his WAEC exams by now, let the anger of God descend on the army killer of Paschal and this son of Ndidiamaka.”