Nigerian pastor dies while trying to escape security officials in China

Nigerian pastor dies while trying to escape security officials in China

- A Nigerian pastor Joseph Nwachueze has died in China while trying to escape from security officials

- The officials reportedly used a security gadget on Nwachueze that numbed him and he fell to his death

- The actions of the Chinese officials has angered the Nigerian community in the Asian country

The Nigerian community in China is currently in a state of unrest over the death of an Anambra pastor, Joseph Nwachueze, in the hands of security officials in the Asian country.

Daily Sun reports that Nwachueze died as a result of injuries he suffered from a security gadget used on him by officials who were trying to detain him over his immigration documents.

According to the report, a security gadget that illuminates light on a fleeing to demobilise him or her was used on Nwachueze.

The gadget made Nwachueze numb and he had a nasty fall, dying in the process.

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Nigerians in the Asian country got annoyed and reportedly tried to attack security facilities to protest their anger.

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But the president of the China chapter of the Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation, Fetus Mbisiogu, urged Nigerians not to take the law into their hands.

Mbisiogu assured that the Nigerian authorities were on top of the matter and advised citizens to remain calm.

Meanwhile, reported recently that back in Africa, as Nigerians mourned Obianuju Ndubuisi-Chukwu, a Nigerian insurance chief, who was murdered in South Africa, the country again is grappling with the ruthless assassination of a teenager in that country.

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The latest killing brings to about 200 Nigerians killed in xenophobic attacks between 2016 and this year.

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