Landlord, Son arrested over brutal killing of tenant

Nigeria Police

The police said they are investigating the case.
A middle age man in Onigbedu village, located in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State, and his father have been arrested for allegedly killing a tenant with a machete.

The incident is said to have occurred on Sunday night evening following a misunderstanding between the deceased, Akinyemi Oguntula, popularly called pastor, and the man, Bankole Soderu.

Reports said the deceased questioned Bankole’s father, his landlord, on people of suspicious movement coming into the house. The tenant was reported to have further alleged that some of the suspected characters are known Indian hemp smokers.

The development reportedly took a dangerous dimension on Sunday night, when the tenant was violently attacked by the landlord’s son.

The victim sustained serious injuries from the machete cut which eventually led to his death

Another report said the deceased was killed because he has knowledge of secret deals between a cement company some elders of their village, which is hosting the community.

Okowa Campaign AD

The remains of the victim, a staff of Purechem Cement Company, has been deposited in the morgue.

When the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, was contacted, he confirmed the arrest of the landlord and his son and said investigations are ongoing on the murder of the deceased.

Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility

 

Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Donate


NEVER MISS A THING AGAIN! Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required

DOWNLOAD THE PREMIUM TIMES MOBILE APP

Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

TEXT AD: New Discovery! Click Here To See A Miracle Device That Can Cure DIABETES, BLOOD PRESSURE, STROKE, ARTHRITIS, PAINS, OBESITY And 50 Other CHRONIC DISEASES Without Drugs Or Herbs.. Click Here Now To See It


All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.