Two Nigerians have reportedly been killed in South Africa within 48 hours.
NAN reports that Ikechukwu Edmond, aged 40 was allegedly killed on November 11 while the second victim Eluka Agu was allegedly bitten to death on November 13.
It was learnt that Edmond, a businessman was killed in front of his house on Amant street, Malvern, Johannesburg.
An eyewitness said, “When she (the neighbour identified as Sibongile) raised alarm, they started beating her. When Ikechukwu came in and saw what was happening, he brought out his phone to call the police.
“A member of the gang took a brick and hit him in the face and he fell down. When the police arrived, he was already dead.”
Agu was allegedly robbed and then beaten by some South Africans at Oliven, Centurion.
“The victim pleaded with the police to take him to the hospital for treatment but they refused,” the source was also quoted to have said.
“They searched his house without finding anything (but) he (subsequently) died as a result of the severe beating.”