Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 33-year-old woman, Ifeoma Ossai, for allegedly killing her landlord, Monday Oladele, over a minor disagreement.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi in a statement made available to newsmen, on Tuesday, said the suspect, a single mother was arrested following a complaint lodged at the Sango Ota Divisional Police Headquarters by the brother to the deceased, Olaleye Taiwo.
The complainant said the suspect and his brother disagreed over the payment of the electricity bill, while the suspect grabbed his manhood and dragged him with it.
The deceased was said to have become unconscious and eventually died.
The statement reads “Men of Ogun State Police Command on Saturday 11th of March 2023, arrested a 33-year old woman, Ifeoma Ossai, for killing her 50-year old landlord, Monday Surulere Oladele, over a minor disagreement.
“The suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Sango Ota divisional headquarters by one Olaleye Taiwo, who reported that his brother, Monday Oladele has a disagreement with his tenant over the payment of the electricity bill, and in the process, the said tenant grabbed the manhood of the deceased and dragged him with it.
“Consequently, the landlord fell unconsciously on the ground and he was rushed to General Hospital, Ota where the doctor on duty confirmed him dead.
“Upon the report, the DPO Sango Ota division, CSP Saleh Dahiru, quickly led his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested and taken to custody for investigation.
“On interrogation, the suspect claimed that the deceased asked her to pay for the electricity bill, but she insisted that until water is directly connected to her apartment as promised by the landlord before she packed in she will not pay the electricity or any other utility bill.
“This led to a scuffle between them consequence upon which the suspect grabbed the manhood of the deceased and dragged him with it.
“The deceased subsequently slumped, and he was rushed to the hospital but was pronounced dead by the doctor on duty.
“The corpse has been deposited at the hospital mortuary for postmortem examination.
“Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Frank Mba, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the Homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation and diligent prosecution.”
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