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  • Updated: June 08, 2023

Body Of 30-Year-Old Photographer Found In His Home

Body Of 30-Year-Old Photographer Found In His Home

Amateur: Body of the deceased

A photographer, Usman Sani Goga of Akula quarters of Babura local government area has hanged himself.

The Nigerian Civil Defense Corps, Jigawa State command confirmed this through a statement by its spokesman, Adamu Shehu on Thursday.

"One Usman Sani Goga, a Photographer aged 30 of Akula Quarters, Babura Local Government Area was found hanged in his bedroom on Wednesday, 7th day of June, 2023."

According to the deceased's wife, her husband dropped her at one of relative's house that fateful day around 1400hrs with a promise to pick her up later in the evening.
She added that however "around 1700hrs she called his phone severally without response which made her took a commercial vehicle back home and on reaching there she realized that she was without keys and decided to call his phone again, yet there was no response."

"She requested the assistance of the motorcyclist to jump over the wall and unlock the main entrance from inside."

The statement added that the wife saw her husband's body dangling from a fan hook.

 "Upon opening the door she saw her husband's motorcycle parked which is very unusual."

"She hurried inside where she saw the body his body hanging from a ceiling fan hook in their bedroom."

 "She fainted at the horrific sight and it was the motorcyclist who shouted for help and neighbors rushed to the scene."

According to the statement, the body was, brought down and rushed to the hospital where he was certified dead on arrival by a medical practitioner.

Preliminary investigations, according to the statement revealed that a bedside drawer was used on top a 6' by 6' sized bed in order to reach to the ceiling where the hook is fixed, and rope was tied to it.

"The bedside drawer was then pushed off possibly with legs in order to dislodged or rather suspend the body from the hook."

"Details of his action were sketchy but close associates disclosed that the deceased has an inherent mental disorder that turns up occasionally.

"He was married to his wife about 4 months ago and was living happily with his wife."

Though he has been buried according to Islamic rites, the NSCDC said further investigation is ongoing.

The deceased was buried according to Islamic rites.

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