The beating degenerated from a mild argument on the transport fare paid by the soldier in question.
According to Leadership, the soldier (dressed in a mufti) was said to have boarded the mini- bus at Mile 2 and was going to Agbara area of Ogun State before the incident occurred.
An argument which degenerated into a fight began when the soldier who allegedly gave the conductor N500 demanded for her change and the conductor said he had given her the money.
One of the passengers, Ikechukwu Obi confirmed the incident saying, that the woman even identified herself as a soldier but the stubborn conductor did not want to listen.
Obi said when the woman became angry and ordered the driver to park, they knew that trouble was brewing.
He said the woman grabbed the conductor by his collar and the conductor threatened to beat her.
He said his utterances angered the soldier who dragged him down from the vehicle and gave him the beating of his life.