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Goan arrested in Nigerian murder case

PTI  Panaji, November 06, 2013
First Published: 12:53 IST(6/11/2013) | Last Updated: 12:57 IST(6/11/2013)

A Goan youth has been arrested inconnection with the killing of a Nigerian national, which sparked protests by his fellowmen here, police said today.

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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.

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