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Disturbing: Man hangs himself after consuming insecticide in Isolo

Residents of Oke-Afa community, Isolo, Lagos Mainland, were left stunned yesterday, Friday, June 8, 2018, following the discovery of an unidentified man who attempted to take his wn life.

It was gathered that the suicidal man hung himself after consuming a bottle insecticide along Oke-Afa bridge in Lagos.

He was, however, brought down by passerby who noticed his dangling body and was gasping for breath before being rushed to the hospital for emergency medical care.

It was learnt that the suicidal man was subsequently taken away by the Police operatives in the community who were informed of the incident.

The news has since generated reactions from social media users who condemned the actions of the suicidal man.

According to IconByBirth: “This is stupid, you re poor and tried to take your life with rat poison? What sort of classless death were you about have??”

Another user said “Oh this is really sad, a lot of people are going through a bad phase but most people are scared of speaking up, please let us all be our brothers keeper.”

FunnyBae commented that: “Rip to the dead but suicide shouldn’t have been the options.”



Idris Aina
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