A 17-year-old boy, Betwom Bitrus, has allegedly committed suicide by hanging in Bombar village in Bogoro Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
The Divisional Police Officer in charge of the area, Mr. Simon Vandi, who confirmed the incident to newsmen said it occurred on Tuesday evening, September 12, 2023.
“I can confirm to you that at about 12pm today (Wednesday), my office received a report about a suicide committed by one young man called Master Betwom Bitrus aged 17, a resident of Bombar here in Bogoro town,” the DPO said.
The DPO further stated that an investigation is still ongoing to unravel the reason behind the unfortunate incident.
“I regret the death of late Betwom Bitrus, and I grieve with the family of the victim,” he added.