Xenophobia: Eight Policemen Charged For Maltreating Nigerians -Dabiri


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.


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