Xenophobic Attack: South African Police Officer Found Guilty Of Killing Nigerian Man
Twenty-four-year-old South African police constable, Austin Luciano Reynold, has been found guilty for the murder of a Nigerian Ebuka Okoli in Durban, Kwa Zulu Natal in 2018.
Reports have it that Reynold is accused of killing Okoli by shooting him at close range and robbing him during an unauthorised raid on the community where he resides.
He is charged with one count of murder and three counts of robbery.
The accused was found guilty on all charges by Judge Shyam Gyanda on Friday.
Newsmen learnt that the tide turned on him when his accomplice in the raid turned state witness.
Reynold’s sentencing was therefore scheduled for Monday, December 2, 2019. He faces at least 15 years in jail.