The Jigawa State Police Command has said that a 25-year-old man, Nura Muhammad, committed suicide by hanging himself at Chamo village in Dutse Local Government Area of the state.
The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Lawan Shiisu, confirmed the incident to the newsmen in Dutse on Friday.
According to the police spokesman, the deceased, a resident of Chamo village in Dutse LGA, committed the offence at about 12:30 p.m. in his room.
He said the deceased had earlier told his wife in the early hours of the day about his possible death.
The spokesman said that the wife claimed that the deceased was mentally ill at the time he returned from Lagos State in July.
“That on August 3; at about 1330hrs, one Nura Muhammad aged 25 of Chamo village, Dutse LGA, committed suicide in his room.
“However; according to his wife, the deceased told her in the morning that he would die on that day.
“The wife further stated that the deceased was mentally ill when he was brought from Lagos State in the past one month,” he said.
According to him, the corpse was referred to the General Hospital, Dutse, for medical examination and was certified dead by a medical doctor.