A 20-year old secondary student identified as Umar Muhammad has reportedly taken his own life. According to reports, Umar who lived in Jigawa, was struggling with depression.
Jigawa state’s Police Spokesperson, ASP Audu Jinjiri, who confirmed the incident to NAN said the deceased’s body was found dangling near a river in his area on Sunday. he had just written the UTME mock exam.
“On March 11, the Police in Hadejia LGA received a report that a hanged corpse was found by the river side in Hadejia town at about 6 p.m.
Upon investigation, the Police discovered that the corpse was that of 20-year-old Umar Mohammed of Khandahar quarters.
The corpse was taken to hospital for confirmation and later released to the family for burial,” Jinjiri said.