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SHOCKING: Teenager reportedly commits suicide following suspension from school

by Alli Mustapha

The Lagos State Police force are investigating the circumstances surrounding Juwon, A 13-year-old student of Foldemi Private School located at Ola Farm area of Abaranje, Ikotun, who committed suicide after he was suspended from school for allegedly touching the butt of a female classmate, named Chinaza.

Juwon’s parents returned home to find him unconscious with a bottle of Sniper insecticide beside him. He was taken to a hospital where the doctors confirmed him dead.  His corpse was taken to the cemetery and buried immediately.

Prior to his death, the incident that led to his suspension from school was reported to the school management, they questioned and accused him, which he denied. The school found him culpable and he was suspended for two weeks to serve as a deterrent to other students.  

However, His classmates and other youths in the area have stormed Chinaza’s home in protest to attack her since they blamed his death on her. Chinaza’s parents snuck her out of the compound out of fear, and she’s remained in hiding since then.

Meanwhile, the school has remained locked to avoid reprisal attacks.

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