Why Police detain man, whose girlfriend died after ‘drinking snipper’

The Bayelsa Police Command has detained man, Eze Augustus, whose girlfriend, Joy Osain, died after drinking the deadly insecticide, sniper. Augustus had earlier reported at the Police Division in Yenagoa LGA that his 28-year-old girlfriend had died from drinking sniper.

In a statement released by the Police Public Relations Officer of the Bayelsa State Command, Asinim Butswat disclosed that Austin was remanded in prison for investigation. In his words,

Augustus, 28, had reported his girlfriend’s demise at the Azikoro Police Division in Yenagoa LGA claiming “she drank snipper and died.”

“The corpse of the deceased was recovered and deposited at the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, for autopsy,” 

The PPRO explained that for the sake of investigation and interrogation, Mr Eze Augustus is kept in prison.

It is appalling how people take their own life. The popular insecticide ‘sniper’ that is formerly used to clear the house free from any form of an insect, has now become the biggest killer of men. Funnily enough, even the insecticides are surprised with the way humans consume sniper.

Sniper has done more harm than good, especially in Nigeria. Many people that are depressed have suddenly found comfort in consuming sniper.

Depression is the biggest cause of suicide in every country. It is a bad psychological state of mind that affects the reasoning of any man. A person who is depressed will never see a solution coming, frustration will set in, at that time suicide thought will be the best solution for such an individual.

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