A 20-year-old girl identified as Sherifat Suleiman has reportedly committed suicide over incessant fights with her brother.

The sad event occurred at about 4pm on Sunday July 12, in Isawo area of Ikorodu, Lagos state. It was gathered that the deceased who lived in a two-room apartment with her brother,

The young lady who before her death, was preparing for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), reportedly began writhing in pain after ingesting a poisonous substance she bought. Sherifat died while she was being rushed to the hospital

The residents of the area reportedly said the girl decided to commit suicide when she could no longer withstand the physical and psychological assault by her brother she started living with after the death of their father. Upon examining her body, her neighbours noticed bruises on her legs and laps.

Vanguard reported Her corpse was wrapped up by her step-brother who subsequently travelled down to their home town in Ijebu area of Ogun State, for her burial.


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