Connect with us


Landlord’s son kills tenant over house rent in Ondo



Father Jail Nigerians in Italy prison

A man has been arrested by police Ondo state for allegedly killing a tenant who owed house rent.

An eyewitness said that, the deceased had gotten into an argument with the landlord over his house rent, after which the landlord called one of his sons.

According to the eyewitness, the suspect immediately grabbed a wooden plank nearby to hit the tenant who fell immediately.

The incident occurred in Oke-Ijebu area of Akure metropolis.


An eyewitness said that the landlord accused the deceased of always insulting him whenever he requested that he should settle his house rent.

However, on that fateful day , according to the eyewitness, an altercation ensued, which degenerated into a heated argument between the two.

The source said that ” the insult however did not go down well with the landlord on this particular day as he put a call across to one of his sons who immediately arrived at the scene.

”But instead of inquiring about what transpired between his father and the deceased, the suspect just took a plank and hit the tenant on the head.

“The tenant fell on the floor and was bleeding profusely. Their neighbours quickly rushed him to the hospital where he was admitted and died two days after.


It was gathered that immediately the death of the victim filtered through town, some of his family members and friends mobilized to the landlord’s house and attempted to set it ablaze.

The timely intervention of homicides detectives from Ijapo police station prevented them from setting the building ablaze.

According to reports, the DPO in ljapo Police station drafted a team of detectives to the scene of the crime where the suspect was apprehended.

A top police officer told newsmen that policemen assisted the concerned neighbors to rush the victim to the hospital, but he later died.


The police officer said that the case would be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department SCIID for further investigation.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Copyright © 2016 - 2022 ChronicleNG