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Goan arrested in Nigerian murder case

  • PTI, Panaji
  • Updated: Nov 06, 2013 12:57 IST

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.

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