A 21 years old man, Onyeamachi Mmaju has allegedly killed his landlord, Mr Nonso Umeadi Oyiboka over an argument.
The tenant was said to have stabbed his landlord many times after an argument ensued between them over the number of female lovers he brings o the compound.
Reports said the landlord advised him to limit the number of females he brought home before the fight ensued.
SP Haruna Mohammed, Police Spokesperson for the Anambra State Command said 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 in the deceased being stabbed to death.
Mohammed also stated that the suspect has been arrested by men of the command, while investigations into the true picture of what led to the incident had commenced.
He said, “On the 6/10/2020 at about 3:30am, there was a report of the alleged murder of a landlord, (through inheritance) one Nonso Umeadi Oyiboka ‘m’ aged 35years of Ogidi Ani-Etiti in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State by his tenant one Onyeamachi Mmaju ‘m’ aged 21years of same address.
“Following the report, Police operatives attached to Ogidi Division led by the DPO CSP Ekuri Remigius visited the scene and rushed victim who was found in a pool of his blood to Iyi Enu Mission hospital Ogidi for medical attention.
“There he was certified dead by a medical doctor on arrival. The corpse was deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy.
“A careful observation on the deceased body revealed stab wound on his back while a blood-stained knife allegedly used in perpetrating the act was also recovered as an exhibit at the scene.
“The Commissioner of Police CP John B.Abang has ordered for the case to be transferred to the State Criminal investigation department (CID) for discreet investigation after which suspect would be charged to Court for prosecution.”