The boxing day celebration in Yenagoa,the Bayelsa State capital on Thursday turned tragic following the death of a 28years old fruit seller along the Azikoro town area over alleged relationship dispute with his lover.
The deceased fruit seller, identified as Joy Osain, reportedly consume a bottle of a dangerous insecticide known as Sniper and died shortly after.
Eyewitness told our correspondent that the deceased girl, who is from Agbura community, reportedly drank the poisonous substance after a disagreement with her boyfriend who locked her out on wednesday last night.
According to eyewitness, ‘The girl reportedly collapsed and died before she could be revived.’
‘People suspected to be relatives of the girl have destroyed the man’s house and are about to burn the house.’
Confirming the incident, the spokesman of the Bayelsa State Police Command, Asinim Butswat, stated that that ‘At about 10:30pm on the 26th of December, one 28years old Eze Augustus reported at the Azikoro Police Division that his girl friend, One Joy Osain of Agbura community has drank snipper 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 is on going.’