Exporting Crime Nigerian man arrested by SA police for stabbing 'brother' to death

A Nigerian man who stabbed his compatriot to death over a fraudulent business deal has been arrested in South Africa.

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The victim, Hilary Okosun and the suspect, Solomon Oba play

The victim, Hilary Okosun and the suspect, Solomon Oba

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After a serious manhunt, the South African Police Service (SAPS), says it has arrested a Nigerian man, Solomon Oba, who stabbed his countryman, Hilary Okosun, to death following a disagreement.

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The SAPS had declared Oba wanted in the murder which happened in an apartment in Cape Town and posted a picture of the suspect on its official website, urging anyone with useful information that could lead to his arrest to come forward.

But just a day later, it was reported that Oba was arrested in his hideout while he was planning to escape from the country.

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But reports emanating from the Nigerian community in Cape Town have revealed that the incident that led to the death of Okosun was a fraudulent business deal gone sour when Okosun allegedly cornered some amount that a fraud victim had paid to them.

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