23-yr-old girl commits suicide over continuous abuse by her brother in Lagos

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A 23 year old girl identified as Sherifat Suleiman who lives in Isawo community, Ikorodu, was said to have commited suicide over alleged abuse from her elder brother.

It was gathered that due to the failed efforts, the lady, described as gentle by neighbours, was said to have consumed a substance believed to be an insecticide after she was beaten by her brother on Sunday. Reports has it that Sherifat killed herself after efforts to ensure her elder brother stopped his incessant molestation proved abortive in Ikorodu-West Local Council Development Area (LCDA).

Sherifat who had visible marks of assaults on the right thigh was discovered writhing in pains by residents and was rushed to the hospital for treatment where she died few minutes before she was rushed to the hospital. Sherifat, who was preparing for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, started living with the brother after the death of their father.

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