- George Onyekachi tragically passed away in Indonesia following a violent assault.
- He was allegedly murdered by a dangerous gang in the southeast Asian country.
George Onyekachi Onuoha, a Nigerian man, was subjected to a brutal beating that ultimately led to his untimely death in Indonesia.
According to reports, George was killed by individuals suspected to be affiliated with the ‘Ambon boys’ in Tangerang, a city located in the province of Banten, Indonesia, on Sunday, July 9, 2003.
A Nigerian, who witnessed the incident told SaharaReporters that the reason for the action remains unknown.
‘This happened on Sunday morning in Indonesia, our brother, a Nigerian man was m0bbed and k!lled by the locals. This is not the first time.
It keeps happening and the embassy is useless. They do nothing,” he said.
The deceased friends have taken to social media to mourn him.
The incident has been confirmed by Chief Omeogo Okolie, the President of the Nigerian community in Indonesia.
“We can confirm the sudden d£ath of our brother, Late Mr George Onyekachi Onuoha, (Mazi) who was murdered by suspected Ambon boys at Tangerang 9th July 2023,” he said.
“Preliminary information on the cause of his d£ath is NOT a case of missed identity, it shows he was a target, but police have officially commenced investigation, there is no arrest so far, also the embassy is waiting for the official report from the police on this which we hope will come soon, but we trust soon all those involved both insider and outsider will be arrested and the full update on that will also be made public for Nigerians to know.
“So far, we plead with everyone to remain calm, law abiding, and careful as we wait patiently. Meanwhile, the body of our brother has been deposited to the mortuary at the moment.”
In March this year, a Nigerian national, Leohand Lyeanyi, was murdered under a controversial circumstance while he was arrested by the Indian police in Delhi.
In March 2022, a Nigerian national, Arinze Igweike was beaten to death by Indonesian immigration..
Igweike, from Onitsha, Anambra State was said to have been arrested by the Indonesian immigration along with two other Nigerians from the Southwest in Jakarta.
They were said to have been beaten thoroughly with Igweike unable to survive the assault.