By Isaac Aregbesola
Some of the South Africans answerable for the violent assault on Nigerians in Durban and different areas have been apprehended and arraigned.
The Nigerian Mission in that nation stated the culprits had been arraigned in South African Court on Monday.
The Nigeria Consul General in Johannesburg, South Africa, Mr Godwin Adama, stated in a press release.
The Consular officers from the Nigerian Consulate-General in Johannesburg and the Nigerian High Commission in Pretoria had been in Durban to witness the courtroom continuing.
Two policemen had been arraigned in courtroom and the case was adjourned until Monday, Jan. 29 whereas the accused had been refused bail and remanded in jail custody.
According to the Consul General, the late Okori was killed in Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal Province, South Africa on Friday.
“We condemn in sturdy phrases the barbaric acts and name on the South African authorities to intervene and put an finish to this ugly development.
“We additionally name on Nigerians to proceed to be legislation abiding, as we work in the direction of acquiring justice for the household of the deceased,’’ he added
He said that investigation was additionally occurring to unravel the reason for the loss of life of one other Nigerian killed in Rustenburg, Northwest Province, South Africa, on January 20, 2018, in circumstances but to be ascertained.
“While we await the outcome of the judicial proceedings, we want to, once again, appeal for calm and rectitude among our nationals in the affected areas,” he stated. (NAN)