A LANDLORD named Oyeinmiebi Selekowei, 35, has been arrested by police for allegedly killing his tenant’s one-month-old baby during a brawl at Amassoma community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
The brawl took place on Saturday, between the baby’s father, Oscar Pere and Selekowe.
According to Pere, he was only trying to rescue a woman believed to be the landlord’s mother from the landlord when the landlord turned around and engaged him in fight.
Neigbours say that the suspect who was angered by Pere’s intervention threatened to deal with him and kill his child.
Police Public Relations Officer in Bayelsa State, Asinim Butswat, confirmed the incident.
According to Butswat, the suspect is already in SCID custody with the legal department preparing to charge him to court.