Govt reacts to viral video of a Nigerian National tortured in Pakistan over debt of a suspected drug deal

Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, Chaired by Hon. Abike Dabiri have reacted to the disturbing footage of a Nigerian man begging and crying as a dreaded Pakistani gang tortures him because his “uncle” owes them huge sum of money suspected to be for a drug related transaction.

According to reports, the man’s brother named Andrew used him as a collateral for a business with the group. However, as Andrew didn’t show up to pay what he owes, the gang tortured the human collateral he left behind and filmed it to serve as a warning.

In the video (Watch video here) the Nigerian man is seen begging his uncle to sell everything they have and pay a man called Nuruz otherwise he will be killed on July 10.

Reacting to the harrowing video, NIDCOM said the Nigerian mission in Islamabad, Pakistan, has escalated the issue for investigation.

NIDCOM tweeted: “Our attention has been drawn to this disturbing video of a Nigerian brutally beaten up and threatened to be killed by a Deadly Pakistani Gang after his brother ripped off the gang.

“We are escalating immediately to our mission in Islamabad, Pakistan for investigation.

“We call on Nigeria Community in Pakistan to be calm as the Mission will investigate and revert.”

NIDCOM reacts to video of Nigerian man tortured in the Middle East after his uncle used him as collateral

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