Man Commits Suicide Over Alleged Incestuous Relationship With His 16-year-old Niece in Edo

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A man has committed suicide by hanging himself in an uncompleted building in Iyowa community in Ovia North-East Local Government Area of Edo State, HGS Media Plus report.

The deceased identified as Benjamin was discovered on Tuesday, October 19 while still hanged from the suicide rope.

It was said that the deceased was allegedly having incestuous relationship with his 16-years-old niece identified as Ejiro before he took the decision of taking his own life.

According to reports, the deceased and his niece was said to have lived in the home of their relatives for some years. It was said that the deceased and his niece have been in a suspicious relationship before it finally blew out to the open.

Consequently, the deceased took his own life at the back of their home due to possible shame and embarrassment it would bring to the name of the family.

However, the father of the deceased open up to have be told about his son’s relationship with his niece three days before the unfortunate event, which was said to have led to a quarrel between the mother of the deceased and mother of the girl.

Bello Kontongs, the spokesman of the Edo State Police command confirmed the incident.

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