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Thursday, 28 July 2016

Nigerian Businessman Beaten To Death In South Africa

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The Nigeria Union, South Africa, on Wednesday confirmed the killing of a Nigerian businessman in Limpopo Province of South Africa on Tuesday.

The Secretary of the Union`s chapter in Limpopo, Mr. Collins Mgbo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Polokwane, Limpopo Province, that Ikejiaku Chinedu, 35, was killed by guards of a private security firm at about 8:00pm on Tuesday.

He said the deceased was an indigene of Ogwa, Mbaitoli local government area of Imo State and married with three children.

“ One of our members here, Ikejiaku Chinedu was killed at the outskirts of Polokwane, Limpopo Province of South Africa.

“ Information available to us showed that guards of the security company chased and
arrested him. He was also beaten.

“ The autopsy result we have showed that there were bruises all over his body, showing that he was beaten to death or suffocated,” he said.

Mgbo said the union had reported the incident to the South African police for investigation.
“ The South African police assured us of thorough investigation to ensure that justice is done.

“ We have also reported this incident to the national secretariat of our union in Pretoria,” he added.

The President of the Union, Mr. Ikechukwu Anyene, said it had received report of the incident.

“ We have received report of this sad incident. We call on the South African police to investigate this matter and bring the culprits to book,” he said.

Anyene said 15 Nigerians had been killed in South Africa since the beginning of the year.
He said the union would send the report to the Nigerian Consulate for necessary action.