A young boy who reportedly committed suicide in Adiabo Ikot Mbo, Cross River State, was found hanging in an uncompleted building in the area.
What led to the incident is still not known, as residents of the area have been in shock after discovering the body of the deceased dangling on a rope attached to the ceiling of the building.
Though an investigation has been launched, some eyewitnesses alleged that the boy killed himself, while others argued that the boy might have been murdered and his body hung in the uncompleted building by the killer in order to look like suicide.
Recall also that few months ago, a 46 year old man identified as Aniekan Peter Sunday also committed suicide in the neighboring state Akwa Ibom state. Facebook user, Joseph Esu, who shared the sad story online said Aniekan killed himself four days to his father’s funeral slated for May 11th.
Here’s what he wrote below
Early these morning May 7th, unprecedented alarm blown as a tragedy happened at Otomo community in Ika LGA of Akwa Ibom state.
A man by name Aniekan Peter Sunday committed suicide in his house. No body really knows the actual cause of his dead and why such unscrupulous, barbaric and dubious action. The man has been said to be at his 46 years and above, but the action marvels the entire community.
According to the village head of that community chief Sunday Thomas Mbaba, he said ” early these morning a youth from his community by name Philip came to his compound and informed him of the said barbaric action. The chief himself went to the police station to inform the DPO about the unfortunate and unforeseen action.
The DPO of Ika Divisions a kind hearted man Sir Musa Rilwanu appeared at the scene for police interrogation and investigations on what could have been the cause of the man’s dead.