Singer Eedris Abdulkareem arrested for beating landlord over unpaid electricity bill

Singer Eedris Abdulkareem arrested for beating landlord over unpaid electricity bill

- Eedris AbdulKareem was recently arrested for allegedly beating up his landlord

- According to report, the landlord, Oladipo Abimbola, was beaten over an unpaid N535,000 accumulated electricity bill

- The veteran singer reportedly forced his way into the landlord's home to assault him

Social media is currently buzzing with reactions following reports of Nigerian singer, Eedris Abdulkareem's recent encounter with the law concerning an issue with his landlord in Lagos state.

According to reports, the veteran singer popularly known for his 2004 hit song, Jaga Jaga, was recently arrested by the police for allegedly beating up his landlord over an unpaid N535,000 accumulated electricity bill.

Abdulkareem reportedly forcefully gained entrance into his landlord’s compound in order to beat and strangle him for instructing officials of the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) to disconnect his house.

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Speaking to the police, the landlord identified as Oladipo Abimbola, revealed he had no idea the singer was his tenant as it was his wife who rented the apartment on his behalf.

Describing the singer as antisocial and dangerous, he claimed Abdulkareem was fond of owing rent.

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The singer on his part denied the accusations. He further accused the landlord of sexually harassing his wife in his absence. He also claimed that the landlord had been previously arrested for a similar offence in the past.

The case is said to be ongoing.

Meanwhile, it appears these are trying times for Nigerian singer, Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk better known by his stage name, Iyanya, after the Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) Ikoyi, charged him with car theft.

According to The Nation, the police had filed the charges against the singer back in 2019. Reports reveal the one-count charge marked LD/9024c/201 was filed on March 15, 2019. Iyanya, however, failed to show up before the court.

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In other news, Yoruba actress recently took to social media to share how her mother was physically assaulted by a landlord in her area.

Sharing photos of the injuries on her mother's face, she revealed that the mum was beaten up and a bottle broken on her head, because of security fee.

Although she didn't go into details about what really happened, she stated that the mother who is also a landlord and has been living in the neighbourhood for 20 years was attacked by the man who is also a landlord.

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