Eedris Abdulkareem has been arrested for allegedly beating up his Landlord Over Unpaid Electricity bill.
According to reports, the Nigerian veteran sensation on the 3rd of January, 2020 assaulted his landlord, Oladipo Abimbola over unpaid electricity bill of N535,000 at Valley View Estate Ikeja, Lagos State. Report also had it that Eedris Abdulkareem broke into the house of his landlord for bringing in officials of Ikeja Electricity Distribution (IKED) to disconnect power from his house.
The Landlord explained that Eedris’ wife rented the apartment on behalf of her husband and so he was not aware that the singer was to be his tenant. He also revealed that the singer is an antisocial and dangerous person that constantly owes him rent.
However, the singer denied ever attempting to assault his landlord but revealed that the landlord had sexually harassed his wife in his absence and that all efforts to make him stop failed. He further explained that the landlord frequently encroached on their side of the compound without his permission.
He also revealed that his landlord had once been arrested for a previous case of sexual harassment against a female tenant and the case is still on.
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Singer Eedris Abdulkareem arrested for beating landlord over unpaid electricity bill . . Veteran musician, #EedrisAbdulKareem, was last week arrested for allegedly beating up his landlord, Oladipo Abimbola, over an unpaid N535,000 accumulated electricity bill on January 3, 2020, at Valley View Estate, #Ikeja, #Lagos. . . The singer was said to have forced his way into his landlord’s compound in order to beat and strangle him for instructing officials of Ikeja Electricity Destribution ( IKED) to disconnect his house. . . According to the landlord, Eedris’ wife rented the apartment on behalf of her husband and so he didn’t know the singer was to be his tenant. . . Appealing to the police to come to his aid, Abimbola alleged that the singer is an antisocial and a dangerous person, adding that such people stop at nothing to carry out their threat. He also claimed that the singer constantly owed him rent. . . However, Abdul-Kareem denied attempting to assault the man. He alleged that his landlord had sexually harassed his wife in his absence and that all efforts to make him stop failed. . . He also claimed that his landlord had once been arrested for a previous case of sexual harassment against a female tenant. . . He said Abimbola frequently encroached on their side of the compound without permission. The case is still ongoing.