Man commits suicide at Lagos Magistrate Court over N40k debt


A man who couldn’t redeem the financial debt he owed someone committed suicide by jumping from a height to ease his legal struggles.
According to reports making rounds on social media, the man allegedly 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 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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