By Braxton Ilobah
Officials of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Nigeria Police on patrol duty along 3rd Mainland Bridge, Lagos on Thursday afternoon stopped a lady from committing suicide by jumping into the lagoon.
The young girl (names withheld) was attempting to jump into the lagoon outward Iyana Oworo end of the bridge when the officers restrained her.
The lady in a light conversation revealed that “I was beaten at home, that is why I ran away to commit suicide”.
It was gathered that the officers’ attention was drawn to the lady by a dispatch rider before racing to the scene to restrain her from jumping into the lagoon.
She has been conveyed to Iyana Oworo Police division, where efforts were in progress as at press time to contact family members.

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