RRS prevents American citizen from suicide on Third Mainland Bridge 


CITIZENS COMPASS –Police in Lagos have restrained an American citizen from dying of suicide on the Third Mainland Bridge.

The citizen (names withheld) was said to be rescued on the bridge at about 1:23 p.m, on Monday, June 10, 2024.

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) shared this on its Facebook page on Monday.

“An American citizen, name withheld was at 1:23 p.m. today restrained from committing suicide on the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos

“The American, who is in his early 30s was driven to the Third Mainland Bridge by his Baby Mama in company of his daughter. He directed the lady who was unaware of his motive to park somewhere while he walked to a spot for a leap into the Lagoon.

“A passerby who observed his movement quickly alerted patrolling RRS operatives who persuaded him from jumping, re – united him with his wife before taking them to RRS Headquarters in Alausa.

“The Commander, Rapid Response Squad (RRS), after advising the man and his family, directed that the case be transferred to Gender Department, Lagos Police Command for further counselling and necessary actions.”

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