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Confusion Trails Alleged Suicide Of UNIPORT Student

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, the 100-level student of the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, who committed suicide on Monday was a student of the Chemical Engineering Department from a wealthy family.

Hikmat reportedly consumed two bottles of Sniper (an insecticide), on Saturday 27th May. She was found dead in her room on Monday 29th May.

She was the assistant course representative of students at her level. As a result of missing a test they had on Monday, Some of her course mates, who were apprehensive about her whereabouts, went to look for her at her lodge in the Aluu area of Rivers State. That was how her remains where found.

The video, seen by one of our correspondents, showed the undergraduate in tears while filming herself she said “it worsens every time and I don’t know who to call”

She did not allow friends to visit her in her room off campus and that was why her body was discovered two days after she committed the act; her face was already swollen and black.

Whilst investigation is ongoing, some of her friends believe that olaitan didn’t take her own life,because some lacerations can be clearly seen on her body.