Woman Arrested For Killing Landlord In Sango Ota Ogun State
Woman Arrested For Killing Landlord Over Electricity Bill In Sango Ota Ogun State
A shocking incident occurred in the Sango-Ota area of Ogun State, as a 33-year-old woman, Ifeoma Ossai, reportedly killed her 50-year-old landlord, Monday Oladele, during a disagreement that escalated into a fight. According to sources, the argument between the duo was over the payment of the electricity bill. The altercation took a deadly turn when Ossai grabbed Oladele’s manhood and dragged him with it until he lost consciousness.
Following the incident, a report was lodged at the Sango-Ota Divisional Headquarters by Olaleye Taiwo, the deceased’s brother, which led to the arrest of the suspect by the police. The police also revealed that the victim’s corpse was deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy.
The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident in a statement on Tuesday. Oyeyemi noted that the police have commenced an investigation into the matter, and the suspect has been transferred to the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation and prosecution.
The incident has sparked outrage in the community, with many residents expressing shock and disbelief over the gruesome manner in which Oladele lost his life. The tragic event serves as a reminder of the need for peaceful conflict resolution and the avoidance of violence, especially over trivial issues like unpaid utility bills.
This disturbing incident also highlights the importance of addressing mental health issues and emotional distress, which can lead to violent outbursts and irrational behavior. It is crucial to seek professional help or counseling when experiencing emotional turmoil or mental health challenges to prevent such incidents from happening in the future.
The Ogun State Police Command has reiterated its commitment to ensuring the safety of citizens and called on the public to provide information that can help the police maintain law and order in the state. The Commissioner of Police, Frank Mba, has also urged the public to cooperate with the police in their investigations and to report suspicious activities promptly.