Nigerian National Apprehended in Libya for Homicide

Afaf Fahchouch
Afaf Fahchouch
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Nigerian National Apprehended in Libya for Homicide

A Nigerian man has been taken into custody for the alleged murder of another Nigerian compatriot. This information surfaced through a post shared by Migrant Rescue Watch on their X account on Monday.

The revelation unfolded as authorities initiated an investigation into an unidentified deceased individual who had been delivered to a local hospital in Kufra. According to the Migrant Rescue Watch post, the apprehended suspect not only confessed to the crime during police interrogation but also attributed the tragic incident to a personal dispute with the victim.

The post, dated 05.01.24, stated, “Police, in response to a report of an unidentified deceased person delivered to the hospital in Kufra, launched an investigation and arrested a Nigerian.” The accused, whose nationality aligns with that of the victim, willingly admitted to the act, shedding light on a personal dispute as the motive behind the fatal altercation.

Law enforcement swiftly referred the case to the Public Prosecution for further legal action, marking a crucial step in the pursuit of justice for the victim. The incident underscores the complexities faced by migrant communities, even within the context of legal matters, and serves as a stark reminder of the challenges encountered by individuals far from their home countries.

As the investigation progresses, authorities are expected to delve deeper into the circumstances surrounding the crime, seeking to establish a comprehensive understanding of the events leading up to the tragedy. The situation will undoubtedly prompt increased scrutiny and discussion on the well-being and safety of migrants in foreign territories, emphasizing the need for collaborative efforts to address such issues on an international scale.


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