3 Army Officers To Spend 10 Years In Jail For Killing Soldier

Fleeing Nigerian Army Major

Three Nigerian army officers were on Friday, February 7, sentenced to ten years jail term for manslaughter by a general court-martial at the army headquarters in Abuja.

The officers sentenced by the court-martial include Major Akeem Oseni, Major Ogbemudia Osawe, and Second lieutenant Nuhu Dogary, Premium Times reports.

The officers sentenced by the court-martial include Major Akeem Oseni, Major Ogbemudia Osawe, and Second lieutenant Nuhu Dogary


The convicted officers were found guilty of torturing Collins Benjamin, a lance corporal, to death in a case that spanned three years.

Another officer, named Amosu, a captain, was, however, acquitted.

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