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UPSA Cleaner Dies After Jumping From the 7th Floor in an Attempt to Escape Capture for Allegedly Trying to Rape a Female Student

A tragic incident occurred at the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) hostel B on the morning of Saturday, 20th April 2024, resulting in the death of a cleaner who reportedly attempted to rape a female student.

According to an eyewitness account from UPSA, the cleaner, who worked on the 7th floor of the hostel, allegedly tried to rape a female student.

Upon hearing the girl’s screams for help, male students on the floor rushed to her room.

Sensing that he was about to be apprehended, the cleaner purportedly decided to escape by jumping from the 7th floor to the 6th floor.

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However, the attempt proved fatal, and he died instantly upon impact with the ground.

Reports shared through a WhatsApp voicenote by a resident who claimed to live next door to where the incident occurred provided further details.

According to the voicenote, there were two female students in the room when the cleaner entered.

He allegedly attempted to assault the student on the top bed, but she managed to escape, and in the process mistakenly locking the door behind her.

This left the student on the lower bed alone with the cleaner, who reportedly tried to drag her towards the bathroom balcony.

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The male students on the floor heard the commotion and rushed to the scene, breaking down the door to rescue the girl. It was when they were opening the door that he decided to just jump from the 7th floor straight to the group. Even spiderman won’t survive that.

Additionally, reports indicated that the same cleaner had helped the girl with her belongings when she arrived at school for the semester.

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