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Man allegedly commits suicide in Enugu

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One Emmanuel Eze, a father of three children, on Monday allegedly committed suicide at Amagu Umudiaka village, Ihe community in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State.

NAN reports that Eze, who hailed from Ehe-alumona, Nsukka, reportedly hanged himself in the early hours of Monday in an uncompleted one-storeyed building close to the house where he lived as tenant with his family.

His Elder brother, Mr Silas Eze, who confirmed the incident, told newsmen in Nsukka that his late brother had been behaving abnormally before he took is life.

“It is unfortunate that my younger brother decided to commit suicide.

“For sometime now he had been behaving like someone who had mental health problem.

“Yesterday (Sunday), he hit the younger sister with a big wood and ran away, the sister was immediately rushed to the Bishop Shanahan Hospital, Nsukka.

“We are surprised to discover this morning that he has hanged himself in an uncompleted one-storeyed building near his compound.

“As I am talking with you, Emma’s wife is not yet aware that her husband has committed suicide, because she is the one staying with my sister in Bishop Shanahan Hospital,” he said.

However, Mr Daniel Ndukwe , the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Enugu State Police Command, when contacted said that he had received several calls on the incident.

Ndukwe also said that the command was still awaiting a briefing from Nsukka Divisional Police Station.

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