24-Year-Old Man Commits ‘Marijuana-Fuelled’ Suicide – Police

24-Year-Old Man Commits ‘Marijuana-Fuelled’ Suicide – Police

By News Agency of Nigeria on August 26, 2018
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The Police Command in Enugu State has commenced investigation into an incident that led to a 24-year-old man committing suicide after an overdose of marijuana.

SP. Ebere Amaraizu, the spokesman of the command, made the announcement in  in Enugu on Saturday, August 25, 2018.

He said the incident happened on August 22, 2018, at Ameke Village in Enu-Oduma Community in the Aninri Local Government Area of Enugu State.

Amaraizu identified the dead man as Ebube Chukwu.

He said that Chukwu was reported to have committed suicide after taking his usual and hourly wraps of marijuana, popularly called ‘Igbo’.

“It was gathered that the victim had allegedly committed the act by hanging himself on top of a tree inside a forest at Obokolo, which is between Amorji and Ameke Oduma.

“It was further gathered that the victim was always in the habit of smoking marijuana, which may have caused the unfortunate incident.’’

Amaraizu said that investigation had commenced with a view to ascertaining the actual cause of death.


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