A 18-year-old, Veronica Bako Myomuter has reportedly committed suicide after she was scammed of her school fees.
Veronica is an 100 level student of the Department of History and International Studies at the University of Calabar and indigene of Katsina-Ala in Benue State.
The UNICAL student died after she took a poisonous liquid called sniper. She was scammed of her school fees, N100,000 after investing into a money doubling scheme.
“The deceased woke up yesterday morning and coming online, someone chatted her up about an online investment that would give her double of what see would invest, with much persuadence she decided to make a transfer of N100,000 which happened to be her school fees which she was yet to pay before the pademic, so later on she discovered it was fake which made her to be restless.
“It was around that 10AM, her sisters in the house noticed she hasn’t been fine, they asked but she said she was okay, so her mum said if she’s truly okay, she should pick a bike to the market and buy some items for her. She drafted the list, but she said she wanted to bath before going, so on reaching the bathroom, she took sniper. While her relatives were inside the room, she struggled and fell outside the bathroom so one of the neighbors who saw her on the ground started shouting, her parents on hearing the loud sound outside, hurriedly went outside only to find their daughter lying on the ground, so they asked her what her what the problem was, she managed to say that she took sniper.
“Before she past on, she left a text to the scammer, that if she dies, her blood is on the his/her head.”