Another Nigerian allegedly killed by South African policeman

Another Nigerian allegedly killed by South African policeman

- 25-year-old Ibrahim Olalekan Badmus has allegedly been killed by a South African policeman

- The deceased is a native of Lagos state

- His death was announced a week after Jelili Omoyele, a 35 year-old cellular phone technician was shot dead in the country

The Nigerian mission in South Africa has confirmed the killing of a 25-year-old Nigerian, Ibrahim Olalekan Badmus, a native of Lagos state.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the killing occurred less than a week after Mr Jelili Omoyele, a 35 year-old cellular phone technician was shot dead at Doornfontein, near Johannesburg.

Mr Godwin Adama, Nigeria`s Consul General (CG) in South Africa, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the telephone from Johannesburg that Badmus was allegedly killed on Tuesday at Vaal Vreneging, near Johannesburg.

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“ Information at our disposal said that the deceased was killed by a South African police officer.

“ I led a delegation from the mission to visit the scene on receipt of the information. When we arrived the scene, the place was tensed up because Nigerians there were not happy,” he said.

Adama said that the mission intervened and calmed down the situation.

“ We immediately met with the station commander in the area with some selected Nigerians. The police assured that a thorough investigation would be carried out.

“The investigation will be done by the independent police investigating department,” he said.

According to the CG, an autopsy will be carried out while investigation on the killing is on.

Adama said that the mission urged Nigerians in the area to be calm and law abiding.

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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that the Nigerian Union in South Africa on Thursday August 17 said that another Nigerian, Uchenna Eloh, was killed in the Western Cape Province of that country.

NAIJ.com gathered that Kanayo Onwumelu, chairman, Western Cape chapter of the union, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Cape Town that Eloh was strangled to death by South African policemen.

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Source: Naija.ng

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