Another Essequibo teenager attempts suicide


An 18-year-old from the Essequibo Coast was on Sunday evening rushed to the Suddie Public Hospital after he ingested a quantity of “grass” pesticide in an attempt to take his life.
INews understands that the young man, Alex (only name given), was having “relationship problems” and following a misunderstanding with his girlfriend, he ingested the poisonous substance.
Meanwhile, 43-year-old Nalini Persaud, of Richmond Village, Essequibo Coast, succumbed on Saturday morning at the Suddie Public Hospital. Persaud had ingested half a glass of gramoxone in frustration.
The mother of four had related she had a heated argument with her husband which led to her wanting to kill herself. She succumbed four days after drinking the poison.
On Friday, 16-year-old Farhana Mohamed, of Anna Regina Squatting Area, also succumbed at the Suddie Public Hospital after battling for her life for 13 days.
Mohamed, a mother of one and recently married, had indicated that she was facing relationship problems with her husband and in-laws.




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