Nigerian Man Immolated By Men In South Africa
Source: Vanguard News
Reports say that South Africa’s North-West Police division claims the incident doesn’t have any connections with the savage protests which occurred in the area this past week.
There have been two separate reports whereby a group of unidentified people burnt two cars, hurting the people in it.
The Police hasn’t arrested anyone yet and are still undergoing investigations. The Police spokesman, Ofentse Mokgadi said to the South African Broadcasting Corporation:
“We can confirm that in two separate incidents, two vehicles were burnt by unknown suspects. In one of the incidents, a man sustained serious burn wound injuries after being set alight. He later died in hospital.
“At this stage a motive is unknown and police are still investigating.”
According to records, more than 117 Nigerians have been killed in South Africa since February, 2016. An unofficial estimates put the number of Nigerians residing in South Africa at about 800,000 majority of whom are young people.