Kayode Onabamiro, a 35 year old motorcycle repairer committed suicide over his wife's alleged infidelity.
It was gathered on Monday that Onabamiro, who resides in Ijebu-Ode, southwest Nigeria, left a suicide note in which he wrote that he committed suicide because his wife was cheating on him.
The suicide note also said that he committed the act because of his huge debts and his inability to have savings.
According to reports, the deceased was said to have committed suicide on Saturday night when his wife an children were not home.
Onabamiro,a father of four and native of Isoyin in Ijebu-North East Local Government Area of the state, was said to have locked the door against himself and committed the act.
According to investigation, the wife returned and found the door locked from behind, she however forced it open and raised an alarm when she saw her husband's body dangling from a rope on his neck.
An eyewitness, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the family members of the deceased wanted to lynch the wife when they discovered in the suicide note that one of the reasons Onabamiro committed suicide was his wife’s alleged infidelity.
The eyewitness said the wife was able to escape and ran to Igbeba police station for protection.
It was also learnt that the wife, due to fear of being mobbed, refused to attend the burial rites of her husband on Sunday.
DSP Muyiwa Adejobi, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, confirmed the incident in an interview. He said the command would work on the suicide note left behind by the deceased to ascertain the cause of the incident.
The spokesman promised that the command would ensure that justice prevailed in the matter.