Tenant stabs landlord to death in Anambra

A 21-year-old man, Onyeamachi Mmaju, has allegedly stabbing his landlord Nonso Umeadi Oyiboko to death in Ogidi, Ani-Etiti in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State following altercation

Penpushing reports that, the suspect in police custody as at the time of filing this report said was said to be fond of bringing women into the apartment, a development the landlord  was said  not comfortable with.

The source said, the landlord could not believe his eyes when the tenant approached him with a knife following the altercation, but within a twinkle, before the landlord could be rescued, the tenant knifed him

‘The landlord could not believe his eyes when he saw Onyeamachi approach him with a knife. Before people could come to his rescue, the landlord was already on the floor with blood all over his body,” a neighbour said.

Penpushing further reports that, the source who spoke on condition of anonymity, however, said the deceased died at the hospital where he was rushed to, while the tenant was thereafter arrested by the police.

The Anambra State Police Command Public Relations Officer  Haruna Mohammed when contacted confirmed the incident, adding that  the suspect had been arrested, while the corpse was deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy.

“On the October 6 at about 3:30am, there was a report of alleged murder of a (Landlord through inheritance) one Nonso Umeadi Oyiboka ‘m’ aged 35years of Ogidi Ani-Etiti in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State by his tenant one Onyeamachi Mmaju ‘m’ aged 21years of same address”.

“Following the report, Police operatives attached to Ogidi Division led by the DPO CSP Ekuri Remigius visited the scene and rushed victim who was found in a pool of his blood to Iyi Enu Mission hospital Ogidi for medical attention where he was certified dead by the medical doctor on arrival”, the spokesman said.

Penpushing also reports that,  Haruna said a careful observation on the deceased’s body revealed a stab wound on his back, adding  that a blood-stained knife allegedly used in perpetrating the act was also recovered as an exhibit at the scene.

“Meanwhile, preliminary investigation revealed that the deceased allegedly had a short quarrel over “bringing of too many women into the compound” that eventually led to a scuffle which resulted to the deceased being stabbed to death’.

“The Commissioner of Police, John Abang has ordered for the case to be transferred to the State Criminal investigation department (CID) for discreet investigation after which suspect would be charged to court for prosecution,” police spokesman said

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