A 25-year-old man identified as Nasiru Badamasi, has committed suicide by hanging himself on a tree at Tsadawa village in Taura local Government area of Jigawa State.
The District head of Tsadawa village, Alhaji muttaka Uba, confirmed the incident to DAILY POST.
He said the incident happened Monday night on a farm near Zangon Maje village.
Uba said the victim, a married man with a daughter, decided to kill himself for a reason best known to him.
Spokesman of the Jigawa State Police command, ASP Lawan Shiisu Adam, said the incident happened on 24/01/2022 at about 0230hrs at Tsadawa village Taura Local Government.
He said police on Monday received a report that a man who is suffering from mental illness was nowhere to be found since he left home.
Shiisu said later, the man was found hanging with his trousers on a tree at the outskirts of Zangon Maje village.
He said on receiving the information, a team of policemen moved to the scene and his corpse was conveyed to General Hospital Ringim where he was certified dead by a medical doctor.
He said no foul play was suspected and the case is still under investigation.