Former Military spokesman, Brigadier Normal Sani Usman (rtd), Thursday mentioned that protesters, who have been campaigning in opposition to Police brutality at Lekki Tollgate, on the 20 October 2020, have been dispersed with clean bullets by troopers.
Usman who disclosed this in an interview with the Arise Tv, maintained that troopers used clean bullets as in opposition to stay bullets propagated by many. He said that clean bullets don’t kill however could cause pores and skin pigmentation.
His phrases: “Folks have determined to denigrate the navy and to show the navy as the autumn man however proof on floor doesn’t help that assertion.
“Sure, there was the deployment of the navy; to what extent and all that, it will likely be decided by the fee of enquiry.
“When you have a look at the canisters, they have been clean ammo and clean ammo doesn’t even kill. At a detailed vary, l – perhaps 100-metres – perhaps it is going to have some pigmentation in your pores and skin.
“Bear in mind the navy are armed and by the character of their coaching, they’re educated to kill and I believe the navy in its knowledge as an alternative of utilizing stay ammunition determined to make use of clean armour which is supposed for coaching.
“I believe they need to be recommended for that in any other case there would have been critical collateral injury, however they have been skilled sufficient to have completed that.”
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