SS1 student allegedly commits suicide


A female Senior Secondary School (SS1) student of Sedar College, Baruwa in Lagos identified as Favour Ekemedili last Thursday allegedly committed suicide after consuming sniper laced in Fanjuice pack.

The Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Police command, DSP Bala Elkana who confirmed the incident in a statement in Lagos on Sunday said,” On 30th May, 2019 at about 17:50hrs, Ipaja Police Station received a complaint from Sedar College Baruwa that on the same date at about 9:00am, one Favour Ekemedili ‘f’, an SS1 student complaint of severe stomach ache and was rushed to the school sickbay. The School bay immediately moved her to General hospital which in turn referred her to Lagos State University Teaching Hospital where she was admitted for medical attention.

“Her parents were contacted by the School Authority. She died at about 6.00pm while receiving treatment.  Her friends who witnessed the incident stated that, the stomach ache started when the girl took Fanjuice.

“That on a close check on the bottle of the juice, it was discovered that the bottle contained snipper chemicals not juice. The chemical substance is taken for laboratory testing. Homicide detectives from the State Criminal Investigation Department are investigating the case”.

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