Landlord In Prison For Killing Tenant

An Ebutte Meta Chief Magistrate K.A. Ariyo has sent a man, Gbade Metibemu, 34, to prison for allegedly stabbing his tenant, Bright Chineme to death over space to dispose used water.

According to the prosecutor, Hafsat Ajibodu, the accused and the deceased, Chineme, had an argument over where she should dispose her sewage in the compound. In the course of the argument, Metibemu picked up a kitchen knife and stabbed the deceased to death

Metibemu pleaded not guilty buT is plea was not taken. He was reamanded in Ikoyi Prisons, pending legal advice from the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).

The case was adjourned till 25 October 2016.

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