Umar Muhammad, a 20-year-old secondary school student, alleged to be passing through depression, reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself at Kandahar, Hadejia, Jigawa State.
The State’s Police Spokesperson, ASP Audu Jinjiri, who confirmed the incident said the deceased whose body was found dangling near a river in his area on Sunday, was among students who wrote the recent UTME mock examination.
“On March 11, the Police in Hadejia LGA received a report that 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.