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Friday, May 29, 2020

Nigerian Business Man Beaten To Death Over Theft Allegation In India

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has reacted to the death of a Nigerian man who was brutally beaten to death in India.

The Nigerian businessman, popularly called Sunny Mike, was beaten to death on Wednesday, May 27, at Palam, New Delhi.

Sources say the businessman was accused of theft by an Indian lady who catches the attention of passers-by who eventually beat him till he passed out.

By the time police arrived at the scene, he had died. His body was immediately moved to the morgue and friends and family members took to social media to demand justice.

Reacting to Sunny Mike's death, NIDCOM shared a video of his brutal beating and wrote:

"Our attention has been drawn to the above incident of a Nigerian brutally beaten up in Delhi, India. The Nigerian mission in India is aware and are currently investigating the circumstances. We call on Nigeria Community in India to be calm as the Mission is aware."

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