There was pandemonium on Wednesday in Owerri, Imo state at Onumonu Street, when a Landlord, identified as Paul Oparaugo, his wife and children, stabbed to death his tenant named, Udochukwu Iwuoha.
The late victim, who was said to be the only son of his parents, was severally stabbed by the angry Landlord and his family until he died.
The late Iwuoha from Agbaja, Imo state, was set traditionally marry his fiancée today.
The landlord and his family immediately fled after committing the act to escape the wrath of an angry mob that had gathered.
An eyewitness revealed that the incident occurred on Wednesday. Udochukwu had told his landlord Paul Nwachukwu, stop rearing chickens behind his house. He told the landlord that the smell and noises of the chickens were detrimental to his health.But the landlord and his family took his complain as an insult.
On Wednesday, Udochukwu Iwuoha came back from work around 7 pm and met a dead chicken by the entrance of his apartment and he went to ask his Landlord who ran the poultry farm close to the deceased’s window.
In response, the Landlord came out and attacked him with a machete and cut the victim on the shoulder before his wife and children joined him and started stabbing the boy with kitchen knives. A neighbor, who came to rescue the deceased was stabbed in one of his hands.
The State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Chris Ezike, confirming the incident said the suspect and his family are at large but assured that they will soon be apprehended and prosecuted.