A Nigerian man, identified as Joseph Udezo, has been murdered by suspected locals in India. The said incident happened around 2a.m on the 14th of October, 2019, in Nallasopara East, Mumbai.
Reacting to the death of Joseph, some Nigerians in Pragati Nagar, Nalasopara Mumbai went on rampage on Wednesday after the news broke.
Police said he was punched, kicked and left to die by fellow Nigerians during a drinking binge at 3.30am at Joseph’s home. A fight had broken out among them and this spilled onto the road.
Police took Joseph to hospital, where he was declared dead, reported Times of India. Police booked his death as ‘accidental’ and have arrested some Nigerians for questioning.
According to the newspaper, Jospeh’s killers fled the scene. But in a different report, another newspaper Mid Day, said Joseph was beaten to death by some Indian youths.