Another Nigerian Citizen, Maxwell Ikechuku Okoye, from Oji River Local Government Area of Enugu State, has been allegedly killed by members of the South African Police Service in Ladysmith, Kwa-zulu-Natal Province.

The Vice-President, Nigerian Union in South Africa, Joshua Ogade Itua,speaking  in Pretoria said that Okoye was allegedly tortured to death in the early hours of Friday.

According to the Chairman of Nigerian Union South Africa, Ladysmith Chapter, the Police came to the deceased apartment and forced their way in.

Itua said that NUSA leaders then went to the police for fact finding, noting that his death has added to the number of Nigerians that were killed either by the Police or through Xenophobia in that country.

Maxwell was born on October  5, 1979, and is survived by two children.