Argument Over Electricity Bills Between Landlady And Tenant Turns Deadly

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The police in Lagos State have arrested one Ms. Tina Essi for the alleged murder of 49-year-old Christian Akparie of No 26 Orijamogun Street, Oreyo street, Ikorodu.

An argument over electricity bills which ensued between a landlady’s daughter, Ms Tina Essi, and her tenant, has allegedly led to the tenant’s death in Ikorodu area of Lagos. Until the dastardly incident, both were residents of No 26 Orijamogun Street, Oreyo, Ikorodu, Lagos.

However, Tina is currently cooling her heels with the at the State Criminal Investigation Department CID, Panti, Yaba, Lagos. Giving details into Tina’s arrest, the Spokesperson of the command, CSP Ademuyiwa Adejobi said Police preliminary investigation revealed that on January 31, 2021, an argument, over the payment of electricity bills, ensued between the duo which led to a fight.

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

The Police operatives attached to Ikorodu Division of the command were contacted and arrested the suspect immediately. The Commissioner of Police has ordered that the suspect be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, Panti for a thorough investigation.

Culled from Instablog

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