A landlord identified as Nonso Oyiboka has been murdered by his 21-year-old tenant known as Onyemachi Mmaju, in Ogidi, in Idemili Local Government Area of Anambra State.
Newsnaija learned that the trouble began when the landlord confronted the tenant for always bringing women into the house.
A source, who spoke on condition of anonymity said, “ Onyemachi Not comfortable with the landlord’s confrontation went into the house and came out with a knife and attacked the landlord. In the process, he stabbed him in the back.
The source further stated that “Before people could come to rescue him, the landlord was already on the floor in his pool of blood he was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he died adding that the police later came and arrested Onyemachi and some others.”
Haruna Mohammed, The police spokesperson in the state, confirmed the incident, stating that it happened on Wednesday around 3 am.
The PPRO said, “There was a report of the alleged murder of a landlord, one Nonso Umeadi Oyiboka, aged 35, of Ogidi Ani-Etiti in the Idemili North LGA of Anambra State by his tenant, one Onyemachi Mmaju, 21, of the same address.
The police spokesman said, “Preliminary investigation revealed that the deceased had a minor quarrel with the suspect over the bringing of too many women into the compound, and this eventually led to a quarrel, which resulted in the deceased being stabbed to death.”
The spokesman said, John Abang, the Commissioner of Police in the state, had ordered that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for discreet investigation adding that the suspect would be charged after the investigation is concluded.