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Tenant arraigned for slaughtering 85-year-old landlady

08 September 2015, 18:07

Ogun - An Ogun tenant has been arrested after she allegedly slaughtered her 85-year-old landlady after they had an altercation, Punch reported.

It is alleged that the two had an altercation over N9000, an amount according to the tenant was supposed to be paid by the landlady.

The landlady was supposed to pay the tenant for services rendered, being roofing of one of the rooms in the house.

Also read: Cultists slaughter, raze houses in Ogun clash

The tenant then sneaked into the landlady's room and slaughtered her using a knife.

She was found in a pool of blood by neighbours of which reported the matter to the police.

The tenant was later arrested for the murder and the case has been transferred to the State Department of Criminal Investigation for further investigation.

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