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Homeowner sets tenant on fire for using the bathroom too many times

By Mason White 6:33 PM August 27, 2015
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By: Feng Qian
A homeowner was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly setting his tenant on fire for using the bathroom too many times, police in Nigeria said.

​​Lagos State police said that they have arrested 67-year-old Sola Solomon, after being accused of assaulting his tenant identified as Abeeb.

According to witnesses at the scene, the two were fighting about Abeeb using the bathroom too many times.

According to the police investigation, after setting the victim on fire, Solomon pushed the father of one to his death from the top floor of the three story building.

Solomon lived at the apartment for five months.

Around 12:00 a.m., the Solomon allegedly poured gasoline down the hallway of the apartment before throwing a match on the floor as the victim stood there.

As Abeeb tried to extinguish the flames, Solomon pushed him out a window.