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14-year-old mentally ill boy commits suicide in Bauchi

A 14-year-old boy committed suicide at Dadin Kowa Street in Ningi Local Government Area of Bauchi state, as confirmed by the state police command.

The command’s spokesperson, Ahmed Wakil said the incident which happened on Friday February 18, was reported by the father of the victim, Haruna Shuaibu, a 38-year old, at the Ninigi Divisional Police Headquarters.

Wakil added that the boy’s father told the Police that his son, Sadisu was mentally ill. He said;

“We have a case of Sudden and Unnatural Death. On the 18th February 2022 at about 12.00hrs, one Haruna Shuaibu, a 38-year old of Dadin Kowa Street, Ningi, reported at the Divisional Police Headquarters, Ningi, that his son, Sadisu Haruna, 14 years old, hanged himself at an uncompleted room in the house.

“Immediately the Police received that information, a team of Detectives led by the DPO moved to the scene and rushed the victim to the General Hospital Ningi, where he was certified dead by a medical doctor.

“Information received from the father of the victim indicated that the deceased has a mental problem.

“The Commissioner of Police, CP Umar Sanda, directed the DPO Ningi, to commence investigations immediately to unravel the cause of the death of the victim.”

 

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About Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

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