Tragedy struck in Oyo State on Friday as a 41-year-old woman identified as Shakirat Rasheed committed suicide in Adeosun area of Apete a surbub of Ibadan.

A man, 35, simply identified as Badamasi Musa has allegedly committed suicide in Kabomo, Bakori Local Government Area of Katsina State.

The deceased was found hanging on a tree on the outskirts of Kabomo village by villagers who went to their farms early in the morning on Thursday.

The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah, who confirmed the development to newsmen, said Musa was known to be suffering from mental illness, which was suspected to be the reason behind his action.

Isah said the deceased was found to have hanged himself with a rope on a tree in a nearby bush of Kabomo village.

“Today at about 10:00 p.m., one Badamasi Musa, male of about 35 years of Kabomo village, who was known to be suffering from mental illness, killed himself by tying a rope on his neck to hang himself.

The PPRO said that the action of the deceased led to his death in a nearby bush.

Isah said that the corpse of the deceased was taken to the comprehensive hospital in Bakori for medical examination.

He said an investigation was ongoing to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the cause of the death.

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