A 62-year old man, Sunday Uche Michael, has allegedly been beaten to death at Aboru, Iyana-Ipaja, Lagos, southwest Nigeria.
allegedly been beaten to death at Aboru, Iyana-Ipaja, Lagos, southwest Nigeria.
victim’s residence at 40, Church Street, Aboru at about 7p.m. on Monday, and
attempted ejecting him from the house.
At least 10 persons were said to have stormed the
challenged son, Ifeanyi Michael, were severely beaten by their assailants and
the old man died in the process.
It has been reported that the deceased and his 29-year old physically
Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idi-Araba, where he was rushed
The Uche Michael was declared dead on arrival at the
by his landlord, Mr Akinrinola, to vacate his self-contained apartment after
spending barely a year out of the one and half years he paid for when he packed
into the house last year January.
Trouble started when the deceased was allegedly asked
strained in the process of trying to eject him from the premises and they
started living like cat and mouse afterwards, said a source.
The landlord’s relationship with the deceased became
10 men stormed the building with weapons and reportedly beat the old man to
The situation remained this way until Monday when the
was allegedly involved in the attack. He was arrested by the police and is
currently in custody at Abado/Oke-Odo Police Station.
However, luck ran out on Samuel Eromosele Enato, who
some identity cards found in the wallet which fell from his pocket while he was
allegedly trying to escape after the dastardly act. The other accomplices
are said to be on the run.
Enato was traced and arrested by the police through
more information from the police is available at the moment.
The landlord and his wife have also been arrested. No
was in my house at Agege when I got a call that my dad is dead. I rushed down
to confirm if the information was actually true and when I got there, I met his
lifeless body on the floor.
The victim’s first child, Joy Michael, 30, said: “I
referred to Ile-Epo General Hospital and later to LUTH where he was confirmed
dead on arrival. They have achieved their threat of killing him. Maybe they
would be happy now,” she said.
“I rushed him to a nearby hospital where we were