A 25-year-old Nigerian, Oscar was reportedly stabbed to death on Sunday around 8pm by a fellow Nigerian near Shalimar society in Kondhwa in Malaysia.
George Aimer, a Nigerian national is being accused of the murder and has been arrested by the Kondhwa police. He was nabbed while purchasing medicines to treat the injuries he sustained during the scuffle with Oscar.
According to officials they had alerted all the medical shops in the area to inform them the moment a foreigner approaches them to purchase medicines and when George got to one of the medicine shops, the owner called the police.
George was said to have stabbed him in the chest with a broken glass bottle. His bloodstained clothes, shoes and the broken glass bottle from the crime scene were seized by the police.
The motive behind the murder is yet to be ascertained as investigation into the case is ongoing. The duration of stay of the Nigerians is also being investigated to find out whether they possess valid passport and visa.
Confirming the incident, Inspector S.D. Pochorkar said, “An auto driver informed us that two foreigners were fighting near Shalimar society. By the time policemen reached the spot, Oscar had succumbed to the injuries. Investigation lead us to George Aimer, taken into custody as the prime suspect.”