A 20-year-old girl identified as Sherifat Suleiman has been reported dead over incessant fights with her brother in Lagos.reoccurring
The incident occurred at about 4 pm 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, was preparing for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) before taking her life.
Reports says that the 20-year-old girl allegedly ingesting a poisonous substance she bought.
Suddenly she began writhing in pain Neighbours who found her lying on the floor with whitish discharges from her mouth, said she died while being rushed to the hospital.
Also, it was reported that residents of the area said the girl decided to commit suicide when she could no longer bear 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.
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.