Landlady’s daughter beats male tenant to death over electricity bill in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a lady identified Tina Essi, for the alleged murder of a 49-year-old man, Christian Akparie.

The man was a tenant in the compound belonging to Tina’s mother at No 26 Orijamogun Street, Oreyo, Ikorodu, Lagos.

In a statement released by CSP Ademuyiwa Adejobi, on Saturday, January 31, an broke out between Tina and Christian over the payment of Nepa Bill which led to a fight.

”After the fight, the deceased had continually suffered severe pains but unfortunately, on Saturday 6th February 2021 at about 7am while the deceased was being rushed to the General Hospital, Ikorodu, he gave up the ghost.” The statement said.

Immediately after the deceased death, the arrest of Tina was made by the Ikorodu division.

“The police operatives attached to Ikorodu Division of the command were contacted and they arrested the suspect immediately. The Commissioner of Police has ordered that the suspect be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Departmet, SCIID, Panti for thorough investigation. The suspect is presently cooling her feet at the State CID, Panti, Yaba.”Adejobi’s added.

Meanwhile, the spokesperson said the state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has urged the relatives of the deceased to remain calm as the command will do the needful to have justice served.

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