A 17 year old student has committed suicide by hanging self on a tree in Ekiti State.
His lifeless body was found hanging on a tree in a forest in Epe Ekiti.
Residents say the boy had been declared missing for the past ten days before his lifeless body was found.
They say the boy was planning to write and examination, when he ran away after severe beating by his father.
Spokesman of the state police command, Caleb Ikechukwu, confirming the incident, says the father of the boy had been arrested.
The command, he adds is investigating the remote and immediate cause of the incident.
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