Man commits suicide in Kano
A man identified as Ibrahim Abubakar was on Thursday evening found hanging from the ceiling of his shop
located along Zoo Road in Kano metropolis, Kano State
The deceased also known as Iro, who sells car batteries and tires was discovered when the shop was broken
open by police and neighbors
According to eyewitnesses, the deceased attended the 4 pm Laasar prayers alongside other worshippers
after which they all left for their respective shops. On his way to his shop, Iro stopped at a neighbor’s shop
where he collected a rope.
It was gathered that when Iro reached his shop, he sent away his biological son to buy food and another
shopkeeper on another errand before locking himself up in the shop.
When his son returned with the food he found the shop locked and after waiting for a while, he became
suspicious and alerted neighbors.
The neighbor whose rope the deceased collected also became suspicious and alerted the police.
The police officers arrived and upon breaking the shop, they found the deceased’s lifeless body hanging from
A Facebook user, Muhammad Shehu spoke about the incident on the social media platform. According to him,
he had an interview with Abubakar’s neighbors who told him the deceased was suffering from mental illness.