It was confirmed through the Nigerian Union in South Africa that 35 years old Nigerian businessman, Chinedu Ikejiaku, was beaten to death by the guards of a private security firm situated on the outskirts of Polokwane, Limpopo province in South Africa around 8pm, on Tuesday.
Chinedu hails from Ogwa, Mbaitolu local government of Imo state, and married with three children. The deceased was chased down by the guards and was seriously beaten until he died. Autopsy showed he suffered many bruises.
South African police says a thorough investigation will be carried out. Chinedu Ikejiaku is the 15th Nigerian to be killed in South Africa this year.