A Nigerian man, Donald Mordi as pictured above has been declared wanted by police in South Africa for the murder of another Nigerian by name Okolie Olileanyi Paul, 28, who hails from Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State was stabbed to death in Roodenport West Rand on August 17.
National Publicity Secretary of Nigeria Union South Africa, NUSA, Chief Iyke Odefa, who disclosed this in a statement, on Friday, said the deceased and suspect were housemates. Mordi is from Ika North-East Local Government Area, Delta State.
“He was stabbed during an argument that resulted in physical combat. The sad event took place in Roodenport West Rand on August 17 in the wee hours when an argument ensued between the duo” said Odefa.
The argument resulted in a fight and the opponent stabbed the deceased to death with several deep cuts.
“Mordi has been on the run since the gruesome murder. The police have been informed, thus, a case file has since been opened.
“The legal desk of Nigerian Union South Africa, NUSA, is already on the case. We appeal to law enforcement agencies to leave no stone unturned until the culprit is apprehended and brought to justice. We convey our sincere condolences to the deceased’s family.”