Police arrest landlady for killing tenant in Ondo

Ondo Police Command have arrested a 45-year-old landlady for allegedly killing her tenant, after hitting the deceased on the head

The landlady identified as Folasade who was said to have been having issues with her tenant, Omolola Oladipupo and the incident which led to her death happened on Tuesday at Taotao street, Lotogbe area of Ondo town, headquarters of Ondo West Local Government Area of the state.

The landlady was said to have pushed the deceased tenant who she accused of walking across her pot while she was cooking.

The husband of the deceased, Oladipupo Ikudabo said, “I heard that my wife said she wanted to pass and that the landlady should remove her pot from where she was cooking on the way where we pass to the kitchen.

“Before I would come out of the house, my landlady had pushed my wife on the floor. When I saw her condition, I quickly rushed her to the hospital where she was confirmed dead.

The suspect, on her part, said, the deceased held her wrapper and removed it after she made attempts to cross her food and after she became infuriated, she pushed the tenant and she fell on the floor.

Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Fumilayo Odunlami, stated that investigations had commenced adding that the corpse of the deceased tenant has been deposited at the morgue in a general hospital.

 

 

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