A Nigerian student in Cyprus identified as Augustine Wallies, has been killed by his fellow Nigerians after they accused him of stealing his roommate’s money.
According to the police, Augustine, a student of the Near East University, was hit on the head till he passed out and his body was dumped in a forest area in Haspolat on Friday, April, 19, 2019.
However, with the help of surveillance cameras, 12 people, including 9 Nigerians, have been arrested in connection with the murder and 3 of them have admitted their roles.
The suspects were arraigned in court today at Lefkosa and one of them told the police that the student was killed in the living room of an apartment. He also confessed that the victim was beaten mercilessly before being strangled
Those arrested include: Eze Christopher, Ambrose Kelechi ONYEUKWU, Afamaefune Hanry UWADIBIE, Clement Ozuman MANUFUR, Christian Chukwuka ALZANI.
Others are: Gabriel Kelechi MUUKWE, Chinonso Chiemelie ONUE, Prince OGUNMANAM, Ifeanyıchukwav Valentine EZE, Nana Fosu Awoture NKANSAH (Ghanaian), Wayne Ayanda MOYO (Zimbabwean), Amanda NYAMBAWE (Zimbabwean).