Court frees Lagos textile dealer who attempted suicide

1184, Mrs. Taiwo Momoh

An Ebute-Meta Magistrate’s Court on Thursday freed Mrs. Taiwo Momoh, the Lagos textile dealer who attempted suicide and was charged to court.

The 58-year-old, who was charged with attempted suicide was however, discharged following the recommendation by the Directorate of Public Prosecutions.

Read also: Lagos textile dealer says spiritual attack was behind her suicide attempt

Report said Mrs. Momoh who stood in the dock during the court proceeding, stepped out when the court announced the dismissal of her case went down on her knees, thanking God.

It was said that she covered her face with cloths and hurriedly walked out of the court premises to avoid being seen by journalists and other people in the court.

Recall that Mrs. Momoh sometime in March attempted to jump into the Lagoon and committed suicide on the grounds that she was in debt, and her shop was burgled.

Before now, the court granted her bail, and ordered her to undergo psychiatrist test.

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