Crime

Guarantor committed suicide as her friend ran away for microfinance loan

A 41-year-old lady known as Shakirat Rasheed on Friday, committed suicide in Adeosun area of Apete a surbub of Ibadan, the Oyo capital.

Shakirat was aforementioned to have reportedly hanged herself when her friend whom she stood for as guarantor didn’t repay a loan taken from a microfinance bank.

Her friend allegedly took the loan from a micro finance bank popularly referred to as LAPO.

It was gathered that Rasheed reportedly stood as a warrantor for her friend who obtained a loan from LAPO office at Awotan area, however the friend was aforementioned to have been at massive, forcing the warrantor to be paying the loan in bits.

Sources added that the loan “caused Mrs Rasheed’s depression and she appeared unable in-tuned the matter to any extent further, particularly when officers of the micro-finance bank reportedly referred to as her on Friday to ascertain them in their office.”

The Divisional police officer responsible of Apete station led detectives to the scene of the incident.

It was additional gathered that the family aforementioned that there would be ought to perform some rituals before the body may be detached from the rope hanging thereon from the ceiling.

Commissioner of Police, Shina Olukolu, confirmed the story.

He aforementioned that preliminary investigation indicated that the lady committed suicide.

Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the State Police Command, Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi conjointly confirmed the incident to DAILY POST on Saturday.

Fadeyi told DAILY POST that additional efforts are being intensified to urge additional details regarding her death.

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