to hang himself behind a primary school in Zanda, a suburb of the
Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, has blamed spiritual forces, saying
he did not know what came over him.
that he was not himself when he climbed a tree in an attempt to commit
suicide in a nearby bush, noting that he simply found himself on the
tree along with the rope he wanted to use to kill himself.
company in Abuja, twice attempted to hang himself on Saturday and
Sunday, prompting his neighbours to alert policemen, who arrested him.
written a note in which took responsibility for the planned crime and
also asked for forgiveness from his family and neighbours.
also listed the names of his creditors whom he owed various amounts,
craving their forgiveness.
the FCT Police Command, Abuja, on Wednesday, explained that his problem
began about 18 months ago, when he started suffering from insomnia.
Miracle church in Abuja, but I couldn’t go for prayers or deliverance
because I work from Monday to Sunday and there was no time for any other
thing. I believe my problem is spiritual because I can’t even explain
how I found myself on the tree with a rope to hang myself.”
recovered by the police, Elegbede, stated that he could not remember
writing the said letter because he had no pen or paper in his room.
forces were behind my problem because while I was in the cell last
Saturday, I had a wet dream in which a dog was licking my private
parts,” he said.
Mustafa, said the suspect would be arraigned in court after
investigation, adding that attempted suicide was a criminal offence.