Tenant stabs his landlord to death


21-year-old Onyeamachi Mmaju, has been arrested by the Nigerian Police in Anambra for stabbing his landlord, Noso Oyikoba, 35 to death in Ogidi Ani-Etiti in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State on Tuesday October 6.

Haruna Mohammed, spokesperson of the state police command revealed  that the police officers attached to Ogidi Division led DPO CSP Ekuri Remigius received the report of the incident. The victim was taken to Iyi Enu Mission Hospital Ogidi where he was certified dead by a doctor. The knife used to commit the crime was recovered in the scene and careful observation of the wound revealed the kind of weapon used.

The statement read:

“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 dead''.

Haruna also said the Commissioner of Police, CP John B. Abang ordered for the case to be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) for investigation before the suspect will be charged to court.

 

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