An unidentified middle-aged man was within the early hours of Saturday discovered hanging from a tree on Catholic Mission Street, reverse the Court docket of Enchantment in Lagos Island.
The person, clad in Ankara native apparel, was discovered hanging on a rope which seemed like a braided lengthy scarf, tied to a fruit tree
The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent, who was on the scene of the suspected suicide, studies that the episode drew the eye of a mammoth crowd who stood in teams chatting and questioning what may have pushed the person to hold himself.
Policemen on the scene of the incident confirmed the occurring, however advised NAN that they weren’t allowed to touch upon the difficulty but till correct investigation was carried out.
They stated they might not loosen the noose across the man’s neck or search his pockets for identification functions till docs arrived to substantiate him formally lifeless.
Among the folks, who had gathered on the scene, busied themselves taking photos, however nobody may determine the person hanging from the tree.
Mr Ige Adedoja, a resident of the realm, who was on the scene of the incident, stated that conventional rites wanted to be carried out earlier than anybody may loosen the noose from the person’s neck.
He stated that he met many individuals on the scene and that no-one however docs may verify the precise time of loss of life.
The person was nonetheless hanging as at press time.
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