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Man arrested for attempting to kill self in Ogun river

Sodiq_ojurungbe 06/24/2020

A 36-year-old father of five children ,Fatai Oyedele was arrested on Wednesday after his attempted Suicide failed .


Oyedele , cloth seller was caught at 1:15pm on the bridge of Ogun River while attempting to jump into the River located at Akin-Olugbade, Abeokuta .


The man was reported to have left his residence in Tourist Estate, Obere-Atan/Ota in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State, for Abeokuta to commit suicide .


He was also caught holding sniper during the attempt to kill himself .


The reason for his action was not known as of the time of filing this report , but, has been taken to Adigbe Police station .


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The Public Relations Officer of Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps ,Babatunde Akinbiyi disclosed this .


Akinbiyi in a statement said the man  was pull out of the river shores by his men with the support of some civilians in the area .


Headed that the man was rescued by TRACE Corps before he was handed over to the Police at Adigbe Police Station.


He said "one Fatai Oyedele of 

Tourist estate, obere atan ota ogun State.


He was 36 years old with five  children. He is a cloth seller and married to Jumia Oyedele.


"At around 1:15pm today (Wednesday) , around Ogun River en route Akin-Olugbade, the man attempted to commit Suicide by jumping into the river with sniper in his hand. 


"Our prompt intervention at the scene evaded what would have been an eventual suicide with the help of some civilians at the scene.


"He was pull out of the river shores and was later taking to Adigbe police station for further investigation


" He was rescued by TRACE Corps before being handed over to the Police at Adigbe Police Station."

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