A 30-year-old Nigerian man identified as Stanley Igwe has been killed by South African policemen in the Kwazulu-Natal region of the country.
However, Nigerian Citizens’ Association in South Africa (NICASA) has urged Nigerians living in the country to remain calm.
Igwe, 30, who hailed from Amandugba Village, Isu Local Government Area of Imo State, was killed by some police officers in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal Province.
According to his Facebook page, he lived in Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal and was not married.
In a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Tuesday, the President-General of NICASA, Mr Ben Okoli, said that the family of the deceased has been duly informed about Igwe’s death.
Okoli appealed to the relatives of the deceased and other Nigerians, to be calm and not take the law into their hands, while they await the autopsy report and subsequent police investigation.