Nine-year-old girl commits suicide in Makurdi

Nine-year-old girl commits suicide in Makurdi

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Nine-year-old girl commits suicide in Makurdi

By our correspondent

 

In the early hours of Wednesday a nine-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide in Ankpa quarters extension in Makurdi metropolis of Benue State, reports say.

The body found hours later in a bathroom at her guidance’s house in Ankpa quarters.

 

When contacted, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) DSP Catherine Anene, confirmed the incident, stating that the matter was reported to the command at 11:30pm.

According to him, the girl, one Abah Maria, 9, hanged herself in the bathroom.

 

He added that the body of the girl had been deposited at the St. Theresa Hospital mortuary while the case has been brought under investigation.

However, no arrest has been made in connection with the incident.

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