Police to unravel motive behind man who hanged self



A man who reportedly went to a church vigil at Iju Ishaga area of Lagos on Saturday ended up hanging himself on a tree.The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the incident and said it had begun investigation into the alleged suicide committed by one Taofik, who hung himself on a tree after an all-night prayer vigil in Iju-Isaga area of the state.

The spokesperson of the command, SP Dolapo Badmos, told newsmen that the surname of the deceased was yet to be ascertained.
Badmos said the Police Division at Iju got a report of the incident brought by Pastor Odunike Abiodun of King of Kings Church, No. 45, Taju Bello Street, Iju Ishaga.

“The pastor brought the report on Saturday at 7:50a.m. that the man was found dead at about 5:30 a.m. The deceased hung himself on a tree in a valley close to a river, near the King of Kings Church,” she said.

The police spokesman said it was reported that the deceased had earlier participated in an all-night prayer at the church. She said the scene of the suicide had been visited by detectives from the division.

“Investigation is ongoing to unravel the cause of the death and the corpse has been deposited at a morgue for autopsy,” Badmos added.

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