Crime & Punishment of Sat, 4 Mar 201742
10-year-old boy commits suicide
Bompata, a community in the Asante-Akim South District has been thrown into shock and disbelieve over a suicide committed by a 10-year boy.
The deceased hanged himself in a room, where he had been living with his siblings.
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Andrew Anyani, the District Commander, confirmed the incident.
He said an autopsy report showed that the young boy died of suffocation and the body had been released to the family for burial.
Adiza Kabiru, the mother, said the son did not show any sign that he was unhappy about anything.
He had returned from school, changed cloths, went out to play and when it was time for supper and he could not be found, his siblings were sent looking for him.
After a fruitless search they came back home and one of them impulsively entered their room only to find him dangling on a rope suspended from the ceiling.