Tech/June 14, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/97 views /TechTechnology South African Policemen Allegedly Torture Nigerian To Deathshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel South African Policemen Men of the South African Police Service have allegedly killed Maxwell Okoye, a Nigerian from Oji River Local Government Area of Enugu State. According to Joshua Itua, vice-president of Nigerian Union in South Africa (NUSA), said Okoye was “tortured to death” at Ladysmith, Kwa-zulu-Natal province, in the early hours of Friday. Advertise With Us Itua said the police forced their way into the apartment of the deceased. He said members of the union had cause to believe the deceased was tortured to death as there were “bruise marks and blood all over his body”. ALSO READ Tonto Dikeh Slams Ex-Husband, Olakunle Churchill “While they were with him, he called to alert other Nigerians but before they could get to his apartment the police had made away with his body. Maxwell’s lifeless body was later seen at the mortuary,” Itua told NAN. The vice president said NUSA leaders then went to the police for fact-finding, noting that his death has added to the number of Nigerians that were killed either by the police or through Xenophobia. ALSO READ I Will Sue CUPP For Defamation, Gbajabiamila Vows“The station commander of Ladysmith claimed that he was met foaming as at the time they gained entrance to his apartment,” he said. “Police murder inquest has been opened and the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) in Kwa-zulu-Natal province have been informed for a full investigation. “Our condolence to his family and the Nigerian community in Ladysmith. We call on our government to seriously engage its counterparts in South Africa for investigation and prosecution if not a natural death. ALSO READ June 12: Falana Makes Fresh Demand On Buhari Govt.“This is because, according to our leaders who went to the mortuary, there are bruises and blood all over his body, hence, we have every reason to believe that he was tortured to death. “Our stand as foremost Nigerian organisation in South Africa is that all cases involving the killings of Nigerians should be investigated and prosecuted irrespective the nationality and status of the perpetrators.” Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:TechTechnology share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleBuhari orders CBN to blacklist firms still importing palm oilnext articlePlateau guber 2019: PDP, Useni tell court to disqualify Lalong for presenting fake certificate – Daily Post NigeriaRelated Posts441 shares Tech/June 19, 2019 /No Comment UNILORIN Speaks On Post-UTME Screening469 shares Tech/June 19, 2019 /No Comment Kaduna: Court Rules On El-Rufai’s Religious Bill | Nigeria NewsKidnapped Son Of Ex-Health Minister FreedCheck Out Full Aiteo Cup Round Of 32 Results As Enyimba Outsmarted By UnderdogLicence Renewal: How To Use Bypass Capture By FRSCLagos State Govt Speaks On ‘Ongoing LAGBUS Recruitment’Disregard Rumour Of New Ebola Case, FG Tells NigeriansOtedola Finally Sells Forte Oil, Reveals Next MoveMinisterial Appointment: Group Attacks Tinubu For ‘Blocking Ambode’s Nomination’FRSC Directs Drivers To Make Use Of ‘Bypass Capture’ For Licence Renewal Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.