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Man commits suicide on outskirts of Abuja

A 30-old young man, James Samuel has hung himself to death in a classroom at the Government Secondary School Gurku in Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

The deceased, who is a farmer and an indigene of Benue State commited suicide on Friday night.

The body of the deceased was discovered by one of the residents in the area, who is also a police officer, serving in Abuja, who quickly reported the matter to the Gurku Police Outpost.

The police after a search found two pictures of the deceased while he was a child and that of his mother at the scene, but there was no suicide note.

The body of the late James Samuel was brought down in presence of the police and taken out of the school by his family members.

The traditional ruler of Gurku village, Jibrin Waziri who visited the scene of the incident said it was the first time a case of suicide which is a taboo in the land was recorded in the area.

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