UNN Student Fails Attempt to Commit SuicidePosted by Dailyschoolgist about 2 weeks ago
University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) student attempts to commit suicide: An undergraduate of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Enugu campus, Chukwuemeka Augustine Obasi, has attempted to commit suicide by hanging for being scolded by his parents.
A 21-year-old student of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Enugu campus, Chukwuemeka Augustine Obasi, has attempted to commit suicide by hanging for being scolded by his parents.
The incident occurred at 4, Alaba Street, Ejigbo, Lagos.
Police officers from the Ejigbo Police Station prevented Chukwuemeka from committing suicide following an alert by an officer of the Lagos State Neighborhood Security Corps around 8:29pm.
The undergraduate was said to have tied a rope in a loop around their living room ceiling fan in preparation for committing suicide because he was scolded by his parents.
Police spokesman DPS Bala Elkana said the swift response by operatives from Ejigbo Police Station prevented him from killing himself.
“He was rescued and taken to hospital for medical examination. Investigation is on,” he said.
The police spokesman said efforts to interview the suspect proved abortive, as he could not utter a word
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