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The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa
has said that eight policemen has been arraigned for their role in the xenophobic attacks on
Nigerians and other foreign nationals in South Africa. She made this known today on Channels
Television’s Politics Today.
She said “Eight policemen have been charged to court by South Africa. They have been charged
for cases involving the maltreatment of Nigerians in South Africa that have been on for a long time.
But the cases have not yet ended.
“We are hoping those cases will end. There have to be consequences for actions. Four policemen
have been arrested in connection with the last death of the gentleman that was killed in his home,”
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There has been massive attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa this past week which have
resulted in lost of lives and properties.