A 21- year – old tenant , Onyemachi Mmaju , has allegedly killed his landlord , Nonso Oyiboka , in Ogidi , in Idemili Local Government Area of Anambra State.
It was gathered that trouble began when the landlord confronted Onyemachi for always bringing women into the house .
A source , who spoke on condition of anonymity said , “ Not comfortable with that , Onyemachi went into the house and came out with a knife and attacked the landlord . In the process , he stabbed Oyiboka in the back .
“ Before people could come to rescue him , the landlord was already on the floor with blood all over his body.
He was rushed to a nearby hospital , where he died .
The police later came and arrested Onyemachi and some others. ”
The police spokesperson in the state , Haruna Mohammed , confirmed the incident , stating that it happened around 3 am 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 .
“ A careful observation of the deceased’ s body revealed stab wound on his back , while a blood – stained knife allegedly used in perpetrating the act was recovered as exhibit from the scene .
“ Preliminary investigation revealed that the deceased allegedly had a minor quarrel with the suspect over the bringing of too many women into the compound , and this eventually led to a scuffle , which resulted in the deceased being stabbed to death. ”
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Mohammed said the Commissioner of Police in the state , John Abang , had ordered that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for discreet investigation .
He added that the suspect would be charged after the conclusion of investigation
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