70-year-old slits her throat with razor blade in Kwara State
A 70-year old woman, Mrs. Saratu Rahman, aka Iya Ogbomoso, from Offa, in the Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State, has killed herself with a razor blade.
Acccording to dailypost, the incident happened on Monday, in which the mother of four slit her throat with a razor blade.
Reacting to the tragedy, the deceased neighbour, Yetunde, said when she and other neighbours heard a loud scream from the deceased, they rushed to her room, only to meet her in a pool of blood.
According to Yetunde, the deceased was taken to the hospital where she was treated for two days before she eventually gave up the ghost.
She said: “When we got into the room, we saw Mama in a pool of blood. We invited the police. She was rushed to the Lamode Hospital. The policemen later found the blade that Mama used to cut herself.”
According to reports, the 70-year-old made a self-confession audio tape saying, “I used a razor blade to cut my throat. Please allow me to die; I don’t want to live in this world again.”
The suicide was confirmed by the State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Ajayi Okasanmi.
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