A landlord, Nonso Oyiboka, has been killed by his own tenant, Onyemachi Mmaju, 21, in Ogidi Idemili Local Government Area of Anambra
According to reports, quarrel started when the landlord confronted Onyemachi for always bringing women into the house.
Not happy with that, Onyemachi went into the house and came out with a knife and attacked the landlord, where he stabbed him in the back.
A source told newsmen that before people could come to rescue him, the landlord was already on the floor with blood all over his body.
He was then rushed to a nearby hospital, where he died.
The suspect, Onyemachi has since then been arrested by the police.
The Police spokesperson in the state, Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident, stating that it happened around 3am on Wednesday.
Mohammed 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.
“Following the report, Police operatives attached to the Ogidi Division, led by the DPO, Ekuri Remigius, visited the scene and rushed the victim, who was found in a pool of his own blood, to the Iyi Enu Mission Hospital, Ogidi, for medical attention, where he was pronounced dead by the medical doctor on duty.
“The corpse was deposited in the hospital’s mortuary for autopsy”.
Mohammed added that the State Commissioner of Police, John Abang had ordered that the case be transferred to state Criminal Investigation Department for discrete investigation.