A 27-year-old Nigerian identified as John Collins Alabi has been arrested for stabbing his landlord, Paul Goka to death in Ghana.
Alabi, who was arrested by the Kotobabi Police in Ghana committed the act on Saturday, January 2, 2016 after the deceased tried to stop him from using their bathhouse in a compound occupied by over 10 tenants at Alajo, a surburb in Ghana.The duo were said to have had an argument on the fateful day before the deadly fight ensued, during which the suspect stabbed the deceased on the stomach.
According to Daily Guide Ghana, the landlord had confronted the suspect for openly having his bath in a demolished bathroom after all tenants were warned to use the public shower, Daily Guide Ghana.
Goka was rushed to the Maamobi Polyclinic for medical attention and was referred to the 37 Military Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
A Ghanaian police chief, ACP Nuhu Jango of the Nima Divisional Police Commander, disclosed that the suspect was arrested around Nima Roundabout on Tuesday, January 5, 2016.
According to Jango, the suspect had rushed to their station on the day of the incident to make a report that his deceased landlord inflicted knife wounds on his right fourth finger.
He was subsequently given a medical form to go to the hospital for treatment after which a brother to the deceased, Vincent Dzramado, came to the station around 9:30pm to report that the suspect had stabbed his brother in the stomach with a knife.
The police stated that the suspect would be charged to court as soon as investigations are over.