The Police Command in Kano State says it has begun investigations into the death of a 22-year-old jilted lover, Ashiru Danrimi, who allegedly committed suicide.
The Spokesman of the Command, Mr Abdullahi Haruna, a DSP, on Sunday in Kano confirmed the development in an interview, alleging that Danrimi committed suicide on Thursday, after a failed romance, at Danrimi Quarters in Kumbotso Local Government Area of the state.
He said the Command on July 23, at about 9:00 p.m. received report from one Musa Sani of Danrimi Quarters, indicating that a jilted lover had committed suicide after his girlfriend (namesithheld) dumped him for another man.
“That his 22-year-old son, Ashiru Musa stabbed himself with a knife because he did not marry his lover. On receiving information we quickly deployed our men to the scene of the incident to rescue the victim.
“The victim was confirmed dead at the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital,” Haruna, who revealed that the Commissioner of Police in the State, Mr Habu Ahmad, has ordered thorough investigation into the matter, told NAN.