A 19-year-old girl has allegedly committed suicide by drinking poison over a disagreement with her lover. The incident happened at Alhaji Ede Avenue in Igando area of Lagos.
It was gathered that the deceased, Uche Obiora, had visited her lover’s home over the weekend when the tragedy struck.
According to different version of the story, it was alleged that the lovers quarreled over suspicion by Obiora that her boyfriend, Ernest Ihaza, was having an affair with another lady. Another version stated that during the visit, Ihaza had told the girl that he is no longer interested in the relationship. But, the girl who was in love couldn’t take it.
There was a verbal confrontation between them forcing Ihaza to storm out of his apartment. However on arrival, he reportedly met Obiora writhing in pains on the floor holding on to her stomach. Obiora, who later reported the case at the Igando Police Division, disclosed that Obiora drank poison.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmus confirmed the story and said: “Ernest Ihaza reported at the Igando Police Station that his girlfriend, Uche Obiora, committed suicide by drinking snipers insecticide. We are investigating the matter.”