Nigerian allegedly stabs two countrymen to death in South Africa
The Nigerian Community in South Africa has confirmed the death of two members who were stabbed to death by a fellow Nigerian on Saturday.
It was gathered that the suspects Sunday from Anambra State stabbed 34 year old Ekweghiariri Chidi Isaac and one Nzechukwu Alabuche over business dispute.
The Secretary of Nigerian Union in South Africa, Emeka Ezinteje told the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, that “We have received a report that at 3.00am on Saturday, Mr Ekweghiariri Chidi Isaac, 34, a native of Ehime in Isiala Mbano Local Government of Imo and Mr Nzechukwu Alabuche, 35, from Azia in Anambra were stabbed to death by one Sunday from Awgbu in Anambra.
“The incident occurred at Rossetinville, south of Johannesburg.
“We understand that there was a business dispute between them, that made the assailant to stab the victims to death,”
He said that the union had reported the incident to the Nigerian mission and the South African police.
“The assailant is on the run while the police have commenced investigation into the incident.
“The union condemns the killing of any Nigerian and will partner with relevant government agencies to ensure that justice is done in the case,”
The secretary said that the police had taken the bodies to the hospital for autopsy.