SAD: 17 Year Old Bauchi Boy Commits Suicide over Rejected Marriage Proposal

The people of Ganjuwa local government area of Bauchi state have been thrown into great sadness after they discovered the corpse of a 17-year-old teen who allegedly committed suicide after his 12-year-old cousin rejected his marriage proposal.

According to a statement released by the State Police Public Relation Officer, DSP Haruna Mohammed, Usman Abdu carried out the act by hanging himself on a tree with rope yesterday, the 13th of May, 2016 at around 9 pm.

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He added that the scene of the unfortunate incident was visited by Police detectives led by the DPO in Soro Police Division of the local government and the victim was photographed and rushed to Soro hospital where he was confirmed dead by a medical doctor.

DSP Haruna stated: ”Preliminary investigation revealed that victim hanged himself when his cousin, a 12-year-old girl of the same address rejected his marriage proposal.

”Exhibit recovered include rope which the victim used in hanging himself while the corpse has been released to his relatives for burial after postmortem examinations.”

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