A 20-year-old woman in Anambra State on Thursday tried to kill herself after discovering that her boyfriend is a married man.
The woman, identified as Oluchi Akabilo from Obosi in the Idemili North Local Government Area of the state, allegedly took a liquid substance suspected to be poison to kill herself.
“She became devastated upon the discovery of the marital status of her boyfriend named Chinedu. And to make matters worst, she was abandoned by the same man.
“The victim decided to buy poison to kill herself with part of the N10,000 allegedly given to her by the boyfriend to abort the pregnancy.
“She was rushed to the Hospital in Onitsha by the Police for medical attention and doctors are making frantic efforts to save her life.
Haruna Mohammed, The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, confirmed the incident.
“Investigation into the incident has commenced and effort is ongoing to get the fleeing boyfriend apprehended in order to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the incident.”