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Islamic Cleric, Alfa Arrested For Killing His Landlord In Ipaja Lagos

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Islamic Cleric, Alfa Arrested For Killing His Landlord In Ipaja Lagos

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November 23, 2016 – Islamic Cleric, Alfa Arrested For Killing His Landlord In Ipaja Lagos

Ganiyu Umaru has been arrested by police over the murder of his landlord in Ipaja area of Lagos

This is just as relatives and friends of the 45-year-old victim, Tajudeen Popoola, said they had yet to come to terms with the reality of his death.

We learnt that Umaru, who hails from Ilorin, Kwara State, and Tajudeen had been at loggerheads for some time over Umaru’s alleged immoral behaviour.

He was said to have criticised the cleric for drinking and performing rituals on the ground that such acts contravened Islamic doctrines. It was said the criticism usually resulted in exchange of words between both.

The matter, however, came to a head when Tajudeen returned from a football viewing centre around 8pm on Sunday and reportedly met Umaru and his friends drinking alcohol in front of the building.

The landlord was said to have rebuked the suspect, leading to an altercation after which they both retired to their respective apartments.

The deceased’s brother, Azeez Popoola, said Umaru came to Tajudeen’s apartment a few minutes later and attacked him with a broken glass.

A police source said the suspect had been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba.

[NAN]

7 Comments

7 Comments

  1. fifelomo

    November 23, 2016 at 4:57 AM

    Hmm, may the soul of the deceased rip. Umaru rot in jail.

  2. Dauda

    November 23, 2016 at 6:25 AM

    See his ugly face

  3. mulikat

    November 23, 2016 at 7:12 AM

    Ugly nr.1,see big mouth and tick lips,die in jail and Taju RIP

  4. sola olaniyi

    November 23, 2016 at 8:31 AM

    get ready to rot i jail fool

  5. uwem

    November 23, 2016 at 9:10 AM

    Why is it that hypocrisy and violent are always associated with this sect of the `holy than thou`

  6. Big Aunty Koks

    November 23, 2016 at 1:11 PM

    All the music we hear have lyrics portraying landlords as wicked. How will musicians sing song about this story?
    RIP landlord!
    Umaru, your tenancy in the dead man’s house has expired so enjoy your new accommodation in jail! Mchweeew !

  7. ebuka

    November 23, 2016 at 4:31 PM

    This people, do they see human being as cow or what?

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