A lady, Mrs Consolation Giwa, stated she received the beating of her life when her landlord, Mr Adisa Lukman, overtly brutalised her for allegedly turning down his love advances.
The incident, based on Consolation, occurred on February 9, 2020, whereas she was speaking to a buddy outdoors their residence at 3, Idiatu Kilani Avenue within the Fagba space of New Oko Oba, Agege, Lagos.
She stated she was mercilessly overwhelmed by the owner throughout which she sustained various levels of harm on a number of components of her physique, together with a wound on her arm.
She claimed that the person had made passes at her, which she rejected on a number of events, after which he threatened to cope with her.
I began having points with our landlord(Adisa), shortly after we moved into his home three years in the past when he made a number of passes at me. He stated he favored me and that he wish to date me however I rebuffed him understanding full properly that I’m a married lady residing with my husband in his home.
He was persistent in asking me out and at a degree, I reported him to my husband. He then threatened that he would cope with me for spawning him. He has his personal spouse, but, he had been disturbing, asking me thus far him.
Final evening, I used to be seated beside certainly one of my buddies outdoors our residence when a girl residing close to our home instructed me that my landlord stated my daughter was keen on harassing her personal daughter. I instructed the girl that my daughter was harmless of the allegations and that God would expose whoever is behind the false allegations. Instantly, my landlord rushed to the place I used to be participating the girl and attacked me for no simply trigger. He beat me to pulp. He held me down, whereas he known as on certainly one of his buddies, who joined him to additional brutalise me. The beating was a lot that I sustained accidents on my physique. There’s a deep lower on one my arm, as I converse. I used to be rushed to a hospital and positioned on admission, whereas my husband reported the incident to the police at Oko-Oba Division.
Nonetheless, nothing got here out of the police intervention as a result of our landlord sought the assistance of some group leaders, who used their ‘connection’ with the police to disclaim me justice.
Consolation’s husband, David Giwa, stated he was planning to maneuver out of the constructing earlier than his landlord brutalised his spouse for refusing his love advances.
My spouse had instructed me that our landlord was keen on peeping by means of the toilet door to take a look at her bare physique every time she is having her tub. After he was cautioned, I discovered that his angle was a sign to go away his home and I began saving cash to get one other lodging to be able to save my spouse and youngsters from the incessant harassment by my landlord.
I used to be then shocked when my landlord and his associates descended on my spouse and brutalised her, to the extent that she sustained accidents. She was positioned on admission in a hospital for some days and he or she continues to be nursing wounds from the assault, as we converse.
After I visited my spouse in hospital, I made a report on the incident at Oko-Oba Police Division, however nothing got here out of it as a result of my landlord and a few group leaders used their ‘connection’ to bypass justice.
Adisa, nevertheless, denied the girl’s allegation that he(landlord) requested her out. He additionally denied inflicting accidents on her. He stated the police had investigated the matter and exonerated him of any wrongdoing.
The embattled landlord instructed The Nation on phone that Consolation injured herself when she made a fruitless try to hit him with certainly one of her arms.
Police have investigated the matter and discovered that it was not true. Consolation’s daughter and one other lady whose mom lives within the neighborhood ganged as much as harass my daughter on her technique to faculty. I warned her and the opposite lady to reprimand their daughters and he or she immediately held my gown and attacked me.
I didn’t beat her. The injuries on her hand have been on account of the assault she launched on me. She needed to hit me together with her arms however I dodged and he or she landed one of many arms on a plank used to erect a store extension on the scene.
He added: I gave his husband a give up discover months in the past and he tore the discover in my presence; even the group leaders have reprimanded the couple to no avail.