Peace, a 32-year-old banker and mother of two, in Iwhrekpokpor, Ughelli, Delta State, committed suicide over her husband’s alleged infidelity.
Local residents say the mother worked with one of the new generation banks along Market Road, Ughelli.
It was also discovered that the couple had split and their families had brought them back together recently.
The Punch reported that even after the reconciliation the husband stayed away from home and was even away when she allegedly committed suicide.
A close friend of the deceased, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said, “Her lifeless body was discovered in her apartment on Wednesday. She had been having issues with her husband. She took some drugs and an empty container of an insecticide, Sniper, was found near her corpse.”
Although efforts to get confirmation from the state Public Relations Officer, Mr. Andrew Aniamaka, proved abortive, a police source in the area confirmed the incident.
He said “She returned home from work and took some mixtures. We are still investigating the matter.”