Thursday, May 26, 2022

Elderly Man Found Hanging From A Tree In Kano (Photo)

A man who is yet-to-bse named reportedly took his own life at Gaida Yankusa in Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano state.

The man who is believed to be around 60 years old was found hanging from a three on Wednesday, April 6.

Resident of the area who spoke to reporters stated that they found the deceased while on their way to the mosque to observe morning prayer.

The residents identified as Laminu Abubakar said they untied the man and had done everything possible to identify him but to no avail.

He said:

“We just came out and saw the corpse hung to the tree. He’s an elderly person, he looks responsible and shows no sign of poverty. Maybe some other issues. His hair is full of grey hair from his head to his beard.”

The ugly development was confirmed in a statement released by the spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa.

He said the police received the report of the tragedy around 9am and immediately mobilised a team of policemen to the scene who rushed him to the hospital where he was confirmed dead.

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