The family of late Rejoice Timothy Sunday has arrested the father of her child, simply identified as Ekene
It was gathered that the Ebonyi state indegene had gotten in a romantic relationship with Rejoice and this had eventually led to the birth of their son.
However, Ekene had refused to formally marry Rejoice and perform the marriage rites, even though she had insisted.
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This had led to several arguments between the lovers before late Rejoice decided to end it all by drinking a bottle of Sniper, an insecticide and also feeding it to her child.
The case has since been reported to the Isheri Oshun Police Division by Rejoice’s family and her boyfriend is now being charged with murder.
The family head, Prince Ukwua who confirmed the incident to P.M.EXPRESS stated that the family has decided that Ekene will marry Rejoice’s corpse traditionally.
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He added that only then will she and her child be laid to rest at their village, also at his own cost.