Landlady’s daughter beats tenant to death over electricity bill


Tina Essi, daughter of an Ikorodu, Lagos-based landlady, is now in police custody after one of their tenants gave up the ghost.

The tenant that after Essi fought with him, over what sources said was a disagreement over electricity bill.

The victim’s name was given as Christian Akparie, of No 26 Orijamogun Street, Oreyo.

A statement released by CSP Ademuyiwa Adejobi, states that on Saturday, January 31, an argument over the payment of Nepa Bill ensued between Ms Tina and the deceased, 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 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.”


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