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27-year-old man hangs self in Epe


Suicide by Hanging[/caption3The Lagos State police command has confirmed that a 27-year-old man, Omotola, also known as ‘Ola-brain’, on Monday, committed suicide over alleged frustration. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the incident happened in Epe Local Government Area of Lagos at about 5:30a.m. yesterday.

Ademola Ogunjobi, Divisional Police Officer, Epe Branch confirmed the incident in an interview with NAN. According to him, the young man committed suicide by hanging in early hours of yesterday. “The body has been deposited in a mortuary at Epe General Hospital for further investigation,’’ the DPO said.

An eyewitness, Mr. Tunde Badmus, told NAN that the incident happened at Idi-Aba area of Epe. He said the young man committed suicide by hanging himself, alleging that the deceased was once a yahoo-yahoo boy before his mother stopped him from acts of criminality.

“The young man was found roaming around the streets and probably felt frustrated after leaving the yahoo-yahoo job and decided to hang himself.”

NAN reports that the deceased mother, who is a widow, declined comments as she was still in shock.

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