Video footage of the near riot that took place at the scene where a Flying Squad member shot dead an alleged Nigerian drug dealer on Monday, 9 April, has surfaced on Facebook.
Read here: Drama after foreign national is shot dead
Matters nearly got out of hand during a tense stand-off between a large group of Nigerians and the police on the corner of Nelson Avenue and Fuller Street in Georginia. According to Flying Squad spokesperson, Karen du Plessis, a Flying Squad vehicle chased a suspicious vehicle from the Florida CBD to the location, where the vehicle was eventually pulled over.
See video here:
South African police has done what they are best at. killing innocent Nigerians. Well I don't blame them i blame our embassy that does nothing each time they kill our people.. Nigeria government is a disgrace both home and abroad…..A government that cannot protect his people. Why should I blame south African police wen our own police are killing innocent Nigerians back home and nothing will happen.. what a useless country….
Posted by Prince Obaino Jonas on Wednesday, 11 April 2018
The police members found dagga in the vehicle, but when they went to arrest the now deceased man, he ran for it and jumped a property wall. When they cornered him, he drew a knife and tried to stab an officer who subsequently shot back in self-defence.
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