A 35-year-old man, Samaila Ilu, has hanged himself to death over his difficult situation in Jigawa State.
Police spokesman DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam confirmed the incident.
According to him, “On 17/08/2023 at about 1100hrs, police received a report that a 35-year-old man Samaila Ilu of Dungun Tantama village, Hausa local government, left his house on 16/08/2023 to an unknown destination.”
He said later his body was found hanging on a tree with a rope, presuming he had committed suicide.
Shiisu said a team of policemen removed the corpse and conveyed him to the hospital for autopsy.
He said it has since been released to his relatives for burial.