BIZZARE: Tenant Beats Landlord To Pulp Over Unpaid Rents

Angry tenant in Ugbolu community, near Asaba, Delta State identified as Chiboke Emeka, yesterday allegedly descended on his landlord, Okechukwu Ogbo, with blows, leaving him into pulp.


But the younger brother of the landlord, Benjamin Ogbo,  in a swift reaction, said the tenant allegedly hit the landlord with hard object after he demanded for his three months unpaid rents from the tenant. He added  that the landlord in the process fell to the ground and was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital where he is presently responding to treatment.

It was reliably gathered that the tenant had in the past three months refused  pay his rents, a situation the landlord told our correspondent on his bed angered him to issue him a quit notice where the trouble started.

Police officers in Illah community Police Division where the tenant is being detained, said he confessed to the crime, adding that he denied owing his landlord three months.

The police officers who did not want their names in the print, said: “The suspect claimed he hit his landlord with blows while he dragging him, while some persons said he used a plywood to hit the landlord”.