A 13-year-old boy, Juwon a student of Foldemi Private School, Abaranje, Ikotun, has reportedly committed suicide after he was suspended from school after being accused of touching a female student’s buttocks.
The police in Lagos are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of the young boy.
According to PM Express, his school found him culpable of sexual assault, and he was suspended for two weeks to serve as a deterrent to other students.
When Juwon got home his parents were not home, so he ingested the Sniper insecticide before the parents return to find him unconscious with a bottle of Sniper insecticide beside him.
His corpse was taken to the cemetery and buried immediately.
Juwon’s death sparked a protest in the area as his classmates and other youths in the area stormed Chinaza’s home to attack her since they blamed his death on her.
Meanwhile, sensing danger, Chinaza’s parents snuck her out of the compound. She’s remained in hiding since then.
The publication adds that the school has remained locked to avoid reprisal attacks. The school’s management directed the students to embark on a midterm break to calm the tension resulting from the death of Juwon.