Husband Commits Suicide over Wife’s Infidelity in Bayelsa
32-year-old man, on Thursday, committed suicide by swallowing a killer
insecticide, known as “Sniper”, following the discovery of his wife
infidelity with a younger man in Ikolo community of Yenagoa Local
Government Area of Bayelsa State.
While some of the kinsmen of the deceased husband also vowed to
invoke their ancestors to deal with the unfaithful woman and her lover,
identified as a suspected cultist and indigene of Ayama community.
The deceased, identified as Amatari Christmas, was married to Mrs.
Tombara Christmas, an indigene of Ayama community in the same local
government area. Their marriage was blessed with two kids.
Our correspondent gathered that the incident provoked anger among indigenes of the Ikolo community.
A kinsman of the deceased, who identified himself as Francis, said
their deceased brother upon receipt of claims of infidelity against his
wife, decided to keep close watch over her activities in the community,
“On Monday, he went to fetch vegetable leaves in large quantity for sale
for his wife. After the vegetable cultivation, the husband told the
wife to return home after market sale so as to cook the vending meal for
“But the deceased husband became worried and suspicious at about 7pm
when the wife did not return as instructed, he went in search of her
mother- in-law’s house. At the house, he was told she had gone to the
father’s place in Ayama community. At the Ayama community, a concerned
friend, took him to the home of his wife’s lover where he discovered the
lovers in bed.”