Soldiers captured in a viral video threatening to rape and infect women with HIV in Warri has been arrested by the Nigerian Military.

According to the defense headquarters, the recalcitrant soldiers were on Friday 3rd of April, 2020 arrested at the Ikeja Military Cantonment In Lagos state and are currently undergoing investigation.

The press statement obtained from Twitter  reads;

Soldiers in a viral video using uncouth and uncivilized language purportedly threatening to molest women in Warri Delta State were arrested at 9 Brigade Ikeja Military Cantonment Lagos State today 3 April 2020 and further investigation is ongoing.

The general public should be assured that the investigations will be swift and fair in accordance with applicable military laws. The outcome of the investigations will determine the most appropriate disciplinary measures that can be taken in the circumstances

The Nigerian Army wishes to reiterate that it would not tolerate any form of irresponsibility and indiscipline on the part of any of its personnel.