Death was averted in Nsukka, Enugu State on Tuesday as a 200-Level student of the University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN, allegedly drank ‘Sniper’ insecticide.

The Nations reports that the victim, identified as Chinwendu Odoh who is a student of Microbiology hails from Enugu Ezike in Igboeze North Local Government Area of the state.

She was, however, rushed to Royal Cross Hospital, Nsukka by Neighbours who noticed she was in pain

Enugu state police spokesman, Superintendent Ebere Amaraizu said operatives of the Nsukka Division of the command were investigating the matter.

“Information from some sympathizers are pointing towards depression over an unresolved issue,” he added.

The victim is, however, recuperating as reasons for the act are still unknown.