A Nigerian man has allegedly killed his cousin in a feud in South Africa over a failed business transaction.
A statement released by the President, Nigeria Citizens Association South Africa, NICASA, Ben Okoli, said the incident happened in Kempton Park on Monday night February 10th, at 7:30 pm.
The statement by Ben Okoli says: “NICASA has received information from our ward leader in Kempton Park, where two Nigerians engaged in a fight that led to the death of one of them. The two Nigerians are related, from Orlu Senatorial zone of Imo State. Our preliminary investigation revealed that the two Nigerians, one known as Batista and the other as Ide, got into fisticuffs apparently over disagreements on some money to be paid to some creditor. Batista, who was the senior of the two relatives hit the younger Ide with a brick on his head and pushed him to the ground. Ide fell to the ground hitting his medulla on the ground. He was rushed to Arwyp Hospital, Kempton Park, South Africa, where he died shortly after he was admitted”.