The body of a yet-to-be-identified man has been recovered by men of the Lagos State Police Command by the rail line in the Ijora-Badia area of the state.

gathered that passers-by in the area saw the man lying motionless beside the rail line.

It was learnt that security agents, including neighbourhood guards and policemen attached to the Ijora Badia Police Division, were contacted to rescue the man.

It was gathered that as the policemen were about to take the man to the hospital, they found a container

of an insecticide by his side.

This discovery was said to have aroused the suspicion that the man might have consumed the substance in the container.

The victim, who was rushed to the hospital for urgent treatment, was pronounced dead by the doctor on duty.

When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, said some good Samaritans rushed the victim to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead, adding that the corpse had been deposited in a mortuary for autopsy.


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