September 25, 2016

TRAGIC | "Jobless" Man Comiits Suicide In Edo

The rate people are ending their own life these days, is getting worrisome. A middle-aged man has reportedly committed suicide at Ogida, in Egor area of Edo State. The incident was said to have occurred at a wood market located in the area.

Many traders in the market abandoned their stores when they sighted the man's lifeless body. It was learnt that his neck was held by a piece of cloth tied to the ceiling of the sawmill.

The corpse of the man, whose identity could not be ascertained, was seen hanging from the ceiling of a sawmill on Friday morning.

According to The Punch, the man did not leave a suicide note, but some loaves of bread were found at the spot where he hanged himself.

Some of the residents were said to have expressed shock over the incident because the late man was not a familiar face in the area.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Theodore Okafor, confirmed the incident. He described it as a suspected case of suicide.

He also said that the corpse had been deposited in a mortuary for autopsy, adding that investigation had commenced.

The Police officer advised Nigerians not to take dangerous steps because of the current hardship.

He added, “Before now, things were easy for everybody. So, this difficult situation will also pass by and a good condition will still come back. So, why should people commit suicide?”

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Too bad

Anonymous said...

Too bad

maryam sadisu said...

Anyone that commit suicide does not know God, if u are very prayerful things will become so easy, suicide will never be an option.

Hassan Aderemi said...

People should just take caution & have faith that no condition is permanent been poor today does not mean you can't be the richest man tomorrow.

inumidun said...

Y end a life u can't create..

Harbolarkale Niyi said...

That's sad

ats three said...

Frustration!