“When he refused, he was handcuffed, taken outside and shot dead. The officers took away his cell phone, e-passport and other valuable documents. The relative of the victim was tortured and robbed of his belongings while a third victim, a South African, was also robbed,” he said.
The union chairman said that the Okori’s brother escaped from the house and called for help, stating that, the Metro Police around the vicinity swiftly intervened and picked the vehicle number of the assailants.
He said that police detectives and another special police team which investigates complaints against their colleagues had been assisting to arrest the culprits.
Similarly, President of the Nigerian Union in South Africa, Adetola Olubajo said that the national secretariat had been informed about the incident, adding that the union was monitoring the situation and had informed the Nigerian Mission and the South African police.