Tenant Kills Landlord Over Rent In Abuja

A middle-aged man, Muhammed Mukailu, is on the run after he killed his landlord following a rent dispute.

The incident, City & Crime gathered, happened on Monday morning in Dakwa area of Dei-Dei, Abuja.

A co-tenant with Mukailu, Innocent Badmus, told our reporter that trouble started on Monday morning after Mukailu hit their landlord, Adegoke Tunde, with a plank on his head during an argument on the outstanding payment.

Badmus said the landlord accused the tenant of insulting him which led to the argument which degenerated into a fight.

The police in the area declined to comment on the incident.


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