Man commits suicide on sallah day

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A man believed to be in his mid thirties has committed suicide by hanging himself on a day Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid al-Fitr.

This incident happened in the wee hours of Friday at Abrepo new site, a suburb of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region.

Obeng is said to have made some quarrels a night before he hanged himself with a friend of which he proceeded to his room to catch some sleep, after they were separated from the fight.

It is currently however unknown what might have pushed him into committing the suicide.

A close pal of his who gave his name only as Solomon narrating the incidence indicated Obeng left behind a wife and three children.

Obeng, a shoe dealer at Mbrom, near Kejetia is said not to have exhibited any signs of desperation or worry a day before he took his life.

As at the time filing this report, the Police were yet to get to the scene.

Meanwhile, the wife and children of the deceased have been taken to a hideout away from the scene Obeng hanged himself.


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