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Landlord collapses and dies after argument with tenant over unpaid rent in Ogun


A landlord recognized as Benjamin Apeh has reportedly collapsed and died throughout an argument along with his tenant over unpaid hire in Ogun State.

Police Spokesman, Omolola Odutola, who confirmed this in an announcement issued on Tuesday mentioned the within occurred at Arigbabu village, Sotubo in Sagamu Native Authorities Space of State.

Odutola mentioned the suspected homicide case was reported on Monday at 5 pm by the daughter of the deceased, Valuable Apeh.

Valuable advised the police that her father argued along with his tenant at 7.20 pm on Saturday over unpaid home hire. And at about 6.30 am on Sunday, she heard her father arguing with the tenant in entrance of their home, the place the tenant threatened to kill him.

“Throughout the argument, Apeh collapsed and was rushed to NNPC Hospital Mosimi however was later confirmed useless by the attending physician.

The suspect fled the scene, however efforts are underway to apprehend him. 

“Detectives led by SP Temitope Fapohunda visited the scene, took images, and additional updates will probably be communicated,” she mentioned.

Odutola defined that the corpse of the deceased was deposited on the Olabisi Onabanjo College Instructing Hospital (OOUTH) Morgue, Sagamu.

An analogous incident had occurred within the state in March 2023, when a 33-year-old lady, Ifeoma Ossai allegedly killed her 50-year-old landlord, Monday Surulere Oladele, over a minor disagreement.

The suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Sango Ota divisional headquarters by one Olaleye Taiwo.

Taiwo had reported to the Police that his brother, Oladele, had a struggle along with his tenant over an electrical energy invoice, and within the course of, the mentioned tenant grabbed his manhood and dragged him with it.

In keeping with him, the owner fell on the bottom and he was rushed to Normal Hospital, Ota, the place he died.

The Police Spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi whereas talking on the incident mentioned following the report, the DPO Ota division, Saleh Dahiru, led his detectives to the scene the place the suspect was promptly arrested and brought to custody for investigation.

“On interrogation, the suspect claimed that the deceased requested her to pay for the electrical energy invoice, however she insisted that till water is straight linked to her condominium as promised by the owner earlier than she packed in she won’t pay the electrical energy or another utility invoice.

“This led to a scuffle between them, the consequence upon which the suspect grabbed the manhood of the deceased and dragged him with it.

“The deceased subsequently slumped, and he was rushed to the hospital however was pronounced useless by physician on obligation,” Oyeyemi mentioned.

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