Landlord arrested for allegedly killing tenant’s innocent 3-month-old baby during a fight in Bayelsa (video)

Landlord arrested for allegedly killing tenant’s 3-month-old baby during a fight in Bayelsa (video)



The Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested a 35-year-old landlord, Oyeinmiebi Selekowei for the murder of his tenant’s 3-month-old baby during a brawl at Amassoma community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state.



The Bayelsa State Government through its Gender Response Initiative Team (GRIT) has indicated its readiness to support the legal processes that will lead to the prosecution of the landlord.



According to reports, Selekowei had on September 13 allegedly killed the three-month-old baby of his tenant, Oscar Pere, because the latter tried to rescue a woman believed to be the landlord’s mother from assault at the hands of her son.



Reports say that the suspect, angry with the intervention of Pere, threatened to deal with him and kill his child.



Pere, in a complaint lodged with GRIT, stated that the suspect transferred aggression on him by holding his child upside down and hitting the back of the child’s head against the door until the baby died.



Findings showed that several relatives of the suspect had mounted pressure on the father of the deceased to settle the matter amicably.



Pere, a youth pastor with the Redeemed Christian of Church of God (RCCG), was quoted to have told GRIT officials that he did not want to be involved in any case against his child’s killer.Latest Post
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