A young lady identified as Joy Osain has allegedly committed suicide after she caught her boyfriend red-handed with another girl in Bayelsa State.
The Nation reports that Osain died after she drank sniper(an insecticide), following a disagreement with her 28-year-old boyfriend, Eze Augustus, whom was cheating on her with another lady on Christmas day.
It was said that Osain engaged in a quarrel with her boyfriend at the man’s house in Azikoro in the capital city of Yenagoa.
A source, who spoke in confidence, said: “The girl was an indigene of Agbura while the guy is from Azikoro community both in Yenagoa Local Government Area. She was a fruit seller at Azikoro.
“Her boyfriend avoided her on Christmas day. She went to wait in front of his door on 26th of December but saw another girl in his house.
“She became angry and fought with him. He allegedly beat her but the girl kept saying she would not be alive and watch another girl take her man. We didn’t know she meant it. She was said to have gulped sniper and died”.
However, another version of the story claimed that Osain’s boyfriend beat her to death and poured the powerful insecticide in her mouth to make it look like a suicide.
It was said that the furious family members of the deceased stormed Augustus house in the area and destroyed it.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Butswat Asinim, who confirmed the development, said the suspect reported the matter and was arrested for further investigations. He said:
“On 26/12/2019 at about 22:30, one Eze Augustus ‘M” 28years of Azikoro Village, Yenagoa, reported at the police division that his girlfriend, one Joy Osain ‘F” of Agbura community age 28years has drunk sniper and died.
“The corpse of the deceased was recovered and deposited at the Federal Medical Centre Yenagoa for autopsy.
“The said Eze Augustus has been detained for further interrogation. Investigation is ongoing”.
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