People have been left in a state of shock in Ughelli, Delta State after a female banker took her own life over her husband’s alleged infidelity.
A 32-year-old banker and mother of two, identified only as Mrs. Peace Uzezi Akpobaro, committed suicide over her husband’s alleged infidelity at her Iwhrekpokpor road residence in Ughelli, Delta State.
According to Vanguard, sources in the area said husband to the late Mrs Akpobaro had brought home his mistress to be staying with them under one roof, a situation that was said made her took her life.
Infuriated by the act, Peace took an insecticide at her residence on Wednesday and died. Before her death, she worked with one of the new generation banks along Market Road, Ughelli.
It was learnt that the couple had separated before their families reconciled them recently.
Revealing details of the incident, 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.”
Confirming the incident, a senior police officer attached to the Ughelli ‘B’ Division police station, Agbarha-Otor, explained that her corpse has since been deposited at the morgue of a private mortuary.
He said: “We believe she returned home from work on that unfaithful day and ingested the mixture, but investigations into the matter is still ongoing.”