Umaima Jimada, a 16 year old girl was assaulted by soldiers in Minna for crossing a barricade opposite the Central Police Station.Umaima Jimada, who is presently receiving treatment was beaten to a state of coma by the soldiers.
It learn’t that the incident occurred about 8pm when Umaima, on an errand by mother to deliver food to her sick uncle.
The victim’s father in his own narration said “My daughter was walking to her uncles’ house, one soldier initially stopped her, but later allowed her. As she got to the other side, another soldier sent her back, but the first one insisted that she return.
“In her attempt to return, the second soldier descended on her, hitting her with his boot and beat her mercilessly till she was unconscious.”