An unidentified Nigerian student in Malaysia have been reported beaten to death for trying to rape a female inside an elevator in a service residence on 23rd September.
Malaysia’s paper , Malaymail online , has it that the Nigerian student was mobbed by tenants of the service residence after the under dressed female victim raised an alarm .
The law enforcement officials were alerted and the Nigerian student was taken away to the police station with cuts on the right side of his skull , and got scratch marks on his lower limbs and hand. He later passed away at the police station.
ACP Azmi Abu Kassim , a Malaysian law enforcement chief stated;
We received a call from the security manager of the apartment who informed us of the incident . When police arrived at 8 .20 pm , the suspect was surrounded by 20 to 30 people and his hands were tied . The victim put up a fight and screamed for help as the lift door opened and several men who were in the area caught the suspect . The suspect was then taken to the police station at 8 .45 pm . He was fine and he even walked into the station accompanied by policemen . However , we found him unconscious when one of the officers checked on him . A medical officer examined the suspect and pronounced him dead
The authorities say a post mortem is at present being performed on the dead person . However the Nigerian Embassy in Malaysia is yet to affirm or even reacted to the disaster.