Soldiers acting on the orders of a landlord who owns a property in Lekki Palm City Estate, Ajah, reportedly flogged Three tenants after they demanded for a refund of their rent.
One of the flogged tenants identified as Ayo, had demanded for a refund of N1.3m rent following a robbery attack at the property, days after he moved in. Ayo who disclosed that reported the robbery case at the Alagbon police station but got tangible off investigation conducted, contacted the agent for a refund of the remainder of his rent, asking him to deduct the cost of the days he had spent in the house.
It was gathered that a refund argument between the tenant and the landlord dragged on for days after the property owner identified as Majuka refused to give back the money, insisting that Ayo can’t get a refund except someone else moves in, in which case he can partly refund Ayo.
However the tenants only woke this morning to be ordered out of their apartments by soldiers, mobilized by the landlord. They were beaten mercilessly by the soldiers who stopped, after one of the tenants fainted and had to be rushed to the hospital.
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This is coming days after a 40-year-old landlord, Leke Adebola, who allegedly slapped his tenant, was brought before an Epe Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State.
Police Prosecutor Moses Oyekanmi told the court that the accused committed the offence on April 7 at 10a.m at his residence. According to Oyekanmi, the accused slapped his tenant, Mr. Adekoya Olajuwon, across his face, causing him grievous harm.
He said that an argument ensued between the accused and the tenant, who was complaining about the poor sanitary condition of the compound.
“Before the complainant knew what was happening the accused slapped him in the face,” he said.