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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Tags: Soro hospital, Suicide, Usman Abdu
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So he didn’t c any other person rather than his cousin
This is the problem with the north. When they are supposed to encourage their youths to better their lives, they won’t instead they encourage marriage. Imagine proposing to a 12year old Mtscheeeeeeewwww. Now he has committed suicide because of that. If only he had other things to worry about.
Na wah. This is stupidity
lol…smal children that are supposed to still be playing in sand talkn about marriage.mtcheeeew.hell fire straight
Very shocking indeed
Both are too young now
Chineke!! Is this a joke or what?.. So there’s absolutely nothing else he could do with his life at 17 other than get married to his cousin who’s just 12,.. this is totally insane!
Nawa oooooo! Must he marry his cousin? Wonders shall never end.
Lord have mercy
Lol, rest in pieces
He should be flogged and re-hanged the second time.
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