Ikechukwu Mmanwoke Edmond, a 40-year-old Nigerian businessman, was reportedly killed in Johannesburg, South Africa on November 11.
According to a source who spoke to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone on Tuesday, Edmond, a native of Ihembosi, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra, was killed in front of his house on Amant Street, Malvern, Johannesburg.
An eyewitness and neighbour of Ikechukwu, Sibongile said that six men came to their house and started breaking doors and taking out their personal effects.
“When she (Sibongile ) raised alarm, they started beating her. When Ikechukwu came in and saw what was happening, he brought out his phone to call the police.” said the source.
“A member of the gang took a brick and hit him in the face and he fell down. When the police arrived, he was already dead,”
Police said they have commenced investigation’ into the murder.