A 22-year-old housewife, Ayen, has reportedly committed suicide after she was informed that her husband was planning to take another wife.

It was gathered that late Ayen was rushed to Juba Teaching Hospital, but she passed away on arrival. The police confirmed the incident.

A source in the police recalled that about seven years ago a similar incident occurred in the same community when a close relation to the deceased took the same type of poison when her husband was taking a second wife but she was fortunate to had survived it.