Two tenants kill landlord, steal his car


he Lagos State Police Command has arrested two men for allegedly killing their landlord and stealing his Toyota Camry car.

The command’s spokesperson, DSP Bala Elkana, said that the suspects were flagged down by the police for reckless driving before they discovered that the car the suspects were driving was stolen.

The News Agency of Nigeria quoted the spokesman as saying, “On July 24 at 5.00 a.m., some policemen from the Iba Police Station on Stop-and -search at First gate, Agboroko area, Iba, Lagos flagged down a Toyota Camry which was driven in a reckless and suspicious manner by two suspects namely: Daniel Isaac, 38, and Emmanuel Chukwu; 36.

“Further investigation revealed that the first suspect, Daniel Isaac, had allegedly killed his landlord, Don Able, 50 , from Rivers and dumped his corpse in a well inside his compound at Owodun Street in Ikotun area of Lagos State.

“The suspect was escaping with the stolen vehicle of the deceased in company of his accomplice, Emmanuel Chukwu, when they were intercepted. Their intention was to sell the car.

“They confessed to the crime. Homicide detectives from the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) Yaba are investigating the case. Suspects will be charged to court.”

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