I just want justice, wife of vendor Alika Ogorchukwu killed in Italy cries

Nigerian Alika Ogorchukwu killed in Italy

Wife of Alika Ogorchukwu, the Nigerian street vendor who was killed in Italy, has called for justice.

The Nigerian community in Italy is still in shock after Mr Ogorchukwu, 39, was last Friday, July 29 hacked down by an Italian man.

Ogorchukwu was selling his goods on the street of Civitanova Marce, a beach town, when his attacker grabbed his crutch and struck him down according to police.

Speaking with Africa News on Sunday, the deceased’s wife said, “I need justice for my husband, that’s what I want, because the pain is too much for me, I need justice.”

Bystanders did not try to stop the attacker, instead they brought out their phones to record the incident.

A video shows a white man holding Ogorchukwu to the ground by force.

The physically-challenged Ogorchukwu struggles for his life as the white man pins him to the ground.

Police have arrest a 32-year-old Italian on the suspicion of murder and robbery.

Ogorchukwu and wife Charity Oriachi have two children.

According to reports, he began selling goods on the street after he had a car accident and lost his job due to leg injuries.

On Saturday, hundreds of people from the local Nigerian community entered the streets of Civitanova Marche, in Marche region, to demand justice.

The Nigerian Embassy in Rome has called on the authorities to act speedily, urging Nigerians to remain calm.