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Tragedy: Man Hangs Himself Over N40,000 in Adamawa

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Ojoma Yusuf, Yola 

A 34-year-old man identified as Iliya Adamu, has committed suicide in Adamawa after he was accused of stealing the sum of N40,000 about 8 months ago.

Late Iliya of Kwanan Waya in Yola South Local Government Area, Adamawa State was found hanging from a rope tied to a tree on Thursday, last week.

The deceased and a bricklayer who was working in Girei LGA, was accused by his brother of stealing the money in April, 2022.

It was gathered that the deceased terminated his own life after he kept complaining as well as denying the allegation levelled against him by his own brother.

Getting fed up with the wave of reproach and embarrassment, the deceased went and ended his own life in a brutal manner in order to rest.

The lifeless body of the man was found dangling in the bush in Girei LGA after 2 days, which threw the community in a gloomy mood and confusion.

Sources said that a container of insecticide was found near the place where he hanged himself believing that he might have consumed it while embarking on a journey of no return.

The image maker of the Adamawa State Police Command, SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, confirmed the incident, saying that the command is investigating it.

SP Nguroje, cautioned the general to desist from taking laws into their own hands adding that no has the right over his life.

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