A Goan youth has been arrested inconnection with the killing of a Nigerian national, which sparked protests by his fellowmen here, police said today.
The special investigation squad, arrested Surendra Pal last night for hacking a Nigerian Obodo Uzoma Simeon to death along with others in Parra village, last week.
Pal was arrested from Chapora, a beachside village in north Goa.
Chief minister Manohar Parrikar had claimed the murder as a drug related crime.
Simeon was found dead with stab injuries last week.
His murder has led to protests by Nigerians who had blocked the national highway, creating ruckus.