A Lagos female resident, Tina Essi, has been arrested by the police on Wednesday, February 10, for allegedly beating a 49-year-old Christian Akparie to death.
The spokesperson of the Lagos state police command, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said in a statement that the late Akparie was a tenant at No 26 Orijamogun Street, Oreyo, Ikorodu and the property was owned by Essi’s mother.
It was learnt the deceased had continually suffered severe pains after the fight and eventually died on Saturday, February 6, while he was being rushed to the hospital.
The suspect was d subsequently arrested and transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) Panti for a thorough investigation.
he police also urged the relatives of the deceased to remain calm as the command will do the needful to justice is done in the matter.
He appealed to Lagosians to always manage their differences and conflicts with maturity and seek police intervention where necessary to avoid untimely deaths and needless troubles.