A Nigerian man was reportedly beaten to death in India by an angry mob on Wednesday, reports Within Nigeria, a local media. 

According to the newspaper Within Nigeria the man, who was identified as a popularly businessman called Sunny Mike,    was attacked by passers-by after an Indian woman accused him of theft. He was reportedly beaten to death at Palam, New Delhi.

The businessman had died before the arrival of the police at the scene and his body was immediately moved to the morgue while friends and family members took to social media to demand justice.

Reacting to Sunny Mike’s death, a video of the brutal beating was shared by NIDCOM and disclosed that Nigerian mission in India is aware and currently investigating the incident.

“Our attention has been drawn to above incident of a Nigerian brutally beaten up in Delhi, India,” NIDCOM said in a statement. 

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