S-African Police Torture Another Nigerian to Death
The Nigeria association living South Africa has confirmed the killing of a member, Kingsley Ikeri, 27-years-old businessman and native of Mbaitolu in Imo, at Vryheid town in KwaZulu Natal Province on Aug. 30.
The Chairman of the Nigerian union in South Africa, Mr Bartholomew Eziagulu, said that Kingsley Ikeri was purportedly tortured to death. He said the union’s investigations had revealed that the police arrested Ikeri and a friend on suspicion that they were carrying hard drugs. He said while interrogating him, the police used plastic to cover his face to extort information from him.
Mr Bartholomew said:
“In the process, they suffocated the deceased suffocated. When the police took him to the hospital, he was confirmed dead.
In the last two years, A total 116 Nigerians have been killed in South Africa through extrajudicial means.
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