A poor man who couldn't redeem the financial debt he owed someone was forced to commit suicide by jumping from a height to ease his legal struggles.
The body of the man being evacuated
According to reports making rounds on social media, a man jumped to his death at Lagos State Magistrate Court in Ogba yesterday.
He has been tried for owing a paltry sum of N40,000 which he hasn't been able to raise thereby leading to legal actions being instituted against him.
Here is a screenshot on a social media post on the ill-fated suicide issue:
"This man jumped from the 3rd floor of the Lagos State Magistrate Court in Ogba. He owed 40k. Been in prison on remand for the past 6 months. After his case today, he took the leap to his death. The law should have a human face."
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