CLEMENT EBUKA NWAOGU BURNT TO DEATH IN RUSTENBURG

CLEMENT EBUKA NWAOGU BURNT TO DEATH IN RUSTENBURG

RUSTENBURG – A Nigerian national, Mr. Clement Ebuka Nwaogu of Njikaoku L.G.A Anambra State,  has been burnt to death in Rustenburg but North West police don’t believe the incident is related to violent protests in the area this week, according to media reports on Sunday.

Two vehicles were set alight in two separate incidents by a group of unknown people.

No one had been arrested and police were investigating, the South African Broadcasting Corporation reported police spokesperson Ofentse Mokgadi as having said.

“We can confirm that in two separate incidents, two vehicles were burnt by unknown suspects. In one of the incidents, a man sustained serious burn wound injuries after being set alight. He later died in hospital.

“At this stage a motive is unknown and police are still investigating,” the broadcaster added.

Calm returned to the area after days of protests calling for the removal of North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo.

The deceased left behind his wife, Patricia Marivate Nwosu who is a South African and his two children who are 3 and 5 years old respectively.

 

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