A 74 year-old medical doctor, identified as Dr. Mbakwe has committed suicide after he reportedly shot himself with a gun at house in Aba,
Mbakwe, a resident of Abayi in Osisioma Local Government Area of the state was said to have taken his life after being bedridden with an undisclosed illness for thirty years.
Information about the suicide, at the time of this report was sketchy but sources attributed the man’s action as an act of frustration due to his medical condition.
It was learnt that Abayi Police Division where the matter was reported by the victim’s family has taken jurisdiction and its operatives investigating the matter.
A source at the division who pleaded anonymity said that operatives of the division were investigating the matter and would not want to preempt the outcome of the investigation.
In another development, residents of No. 4 Aguata street off Omuma road in Aba South Local Government Area of the state was on Wednesday
thrown into shock as they wake to discover the lifeless body of a co-tenant, Mr. Obinna Obi.
Obi, a butcher as Cemetery market was allegedly said to have been killed by his wife, identified as Onyinyechi.
While an account has it that trouble ensued between the couple after his wife turned down several plea for sex which didn’t go down well
with the man, another account has it that they had minor altercations that fateful morning.