A 13-year-old son of a policeman is suspected to have hanged himself in Gombe.
Spokesman of the state police command, Mary Malum, said the boy, identified as Muhammadu al-Amin, was found hanging in his room.
According to Malum, about 4 p.m. On Monday, the father, Inspector Abdu Manu attached to criminal investigation bureau of Pantami division, received a phone call from his wife that their 13-year-old son had been found dead in his room.
She said the father reported that the boy allegedly hanged himself with a rope after returning from Quranic school.
Malum explained that following the report, a team of policemen was immediately dispatched to the scene and a photograph of the boy was taken.
She said the case was still being investigated and that further details would be made available after.