13-year-old SS1 student allegedly commits suicide after he was suspended from school following an accusation of touching a female student's buttocks

Juwon a 13-year-old SS1 student of Foldemi Private School located at Ola Farm area of Abaranje, Ikotun, Lagos has allegedly committed suicide after being accused of sexual assault in school, he was suspended from school after he was accused of touching the butt of a female classmate, named Chinaza, the police are into investigations on the circumstances surrounding the death.

Juwon was reported to the school management and he was questioned, However, he denied the accusation while the  school found him guilty of it, according to PM Express, and he was suspended for two weeks to serve as a deterrent to other students. 

The report added that  his parents were not home, when the boy got home and so he ingested the Sniper insecticide while his parents came back home only to find him unconscious with a bottle of Sniper insecticide beside him. He was quickly rushed  to a hospital where doctors certified him dead.
He was taken to the cemetery and buried immediately.
Juwon's death triggered a protest in the area as his classmates and other youths in the area stormed Chinaza's home to attack her since they blamed his death on her.

However, sensing danger, Chinaza's parents snuck her out of the compound. She's remained in hiding since then.

The report added that the school has remained locked to avoid reprisal attacks. The school's management directed the students to embark on a midterm break to calm the tension resulting from the death of Juwon.

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