Landlord slumps, dies during argument over unpaid rent, Police opens investigation

A landlord named Apeh Benjamin has been reported dead after a heated argument with his tenant in Aribabu village, Sotubo, Ogun State.

The argument, according to reports, was triggered by the tenant’s unpaid rent.

The tenant, identified as Emmanuel, was said to have threatened to kill the landlord.

The Ogun State Police Command on Monday, June 3 said the landlord slumped and died at about 6:30 am on Sunday, June 2.

Omolola Odutola, the command’s spokesman, assured that investigations were on to ascertain the actual cause of death.

“One Apeh Benjamin of Aribabu village, Sotubo Ogun State a landlord slumped, and died at about 0630hrs on 2nd of June, over a heated argument with one Emmanuel his tenant who threatened to kill his landlord, over indebted rent.

“Investigation is on,” she said.

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