Regional News Fri, 9 May 2003

Student commits suicide

Wa (Upper West) - The people of Tampoe, a farming community near Jirapa in the Upper West Region were last week thrown into a state of mourning when the body of a 25-year-old student of the Jirapa Senior Secondary School was found hanging on a tree.

Briefing the Ghana News Agency on Thursday, Inspector Daniel Dorkpoh, Upper West Regional Police Public Relations Officer, said the body of the deceased, Anthony Enyobangma, a first year student who was on holidays in the village, was on April 25 found with a rope around his neck on an ebony tree in a nearby bush.


He said Cosmos Languom, Assembly member for the Tampoe electoral area reported the incident to the Jirapa Police who visited the scene and removed the body. Inspector Dorkpoh said the police did not suspect any foul play.

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