A landlord has reportedly murdered his tenant for refusing to vacate his house.

Reports gathered indicates that, the suspect Mantey Daniel killed his tenant, Tettey Eric following the latter’s refusal to pay rent. This horrific incident occured at Kofi Gyame quarters in the Ashanti Region.

The wife of the deceased said the landlord forcibly went into their room and removed their belongings. She stated, “We decided to cook after church service so my husband asked me to peel the cassava while he sets the fire. The landlord barged in to exchange words with my husband and in the process slashed his neck with a cutlass”.

Confirming the horrific incident, ASP Martin Asenso, the Obuasi District Police Commander said they had a telephone call from residents in the area and quickly rushed to the crime scene. He added that they had information around 10:30pm and upon getting to the crime scene, they saw the neck of the deceased popularly known as TT slashed and has bled to death.

The Commander added that, the landlord is on the run but they have given information to the chief and the people of the town to help apprehend the culprit.

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