A 47 year old man, identified as Samuel Nweke, who was allegedly deserted by his wife a week ago, following a quarrel, has committed suicide, in Anambra State
It was gathered that the victim left a suicide note, but the content has not been made public by the police.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident, he said it was reported at the Awada Police Station, on Thursday.
“Following the report, police detectives attached to the Awada Division visited the scene, surrounded the area with police guards, and photographed the victim after he was confirmed dead by a medical doctor.
“No marks of violence were seen on the victim’s body, but a suicide note was noticed beside the body of the deceased. The corpse was evacuated by the victim’s relatives.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the deceased had an altercation with his wife and that made her to leave her matrimonial home on February 25, leaving the husband alone in the house.” mohammed stated.suicide
Mohammed said the Commissioner of Police in the state, John Abang, had ordered a discreet investigation to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the incident.