A tenant, Daniel Isaac was alleged to have killed his landlord to steal his Toyota Camry car in his compound.
After committing the crime, the tenant dumped Willy Ebinate’s corpse in a septic tank and ran away with the car.
A friend (undisclosed) to the deceased said efforts to contact him after he took the car home proved abortive, adding that a case of missing person was subsequently reported at the Isheri-Osun Police station.
“We became worried when he was nowhere to be found on Tuesday and his phone was switched off.
“We informed the police at Isheri-Osun Police station and went to his house to confirm what had happened. The DPO explained that Isaac was arrested while trying to steal his landlord’s car.