Barely a week after it was reported that a student of the Department of Hospital management at the Lagos state polytechnic committed suicide because of his girlfriend’s decision to jilt him, another suicide has been reported to have occurred specifically at Sedar College with a location at Baruwa, in ipaja Ayobo axis.
A statement through the Lagos state public relation officer Dsp Bala Elkana said; ipaja police division receive a complaint from Sedar College that one favour Ekemedili, a senior secondary school student complained of severe stomach ache and was rushed to sickbay.
Elkana said the school immediately moved her to a general hospital and that which in turn referred her to Lagos state university teaching hospital where she was admitted for medical attention
He said her parent was contacted by the school authority and eventually died at about 6.00pm while receiving treatment
The police spokesman said her friend who witnessed the incident stated that the stomach ache started when the girl took fan juice adding that after a close check on the bottle of the juice, it was discovered that the bottle contained sniper chemicals, not juice
The statement put further that the chemical substances are taken for laboratory testing
Elkana said the homicides detectives from the state criminal investigation department are investigating the case.