A young man simply identified as Tailor has reportedly committed suicide after he was dumped by his girlfriend at Omuokiri Village, Aluu Community in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers state.
The Nations reports that the man was found dead hanged inside his room on Saturday morning after the deceased lover visited him on Friday night to call it quit.
A neighbour said Tailor, who hailed from Kogi but resided in Aluu, killed himself after his lover decided to abandon the relationship.
He said other neighbours had intervened to resolve the matter but the lady remained adamant and moved her belongings out of the man’s house.
“The incident happened last night. The young man was with his girlfriend in the room and they had problem.
“The lady said she was no longer interested in the relationship. She packed her things and left the house. It was later that one of our neighbours found out that Tailor had hanged himself.
“As I speak to you now, there is trouble in the compound because the people of Aluu said it is a taboo in their area.
“They have locked the gate and asked everybody to pack out till traditional cleaning is done in the compound.”