Police rescue man who attempts hanging himself in Kano


By Ismail Auwal

A young man has been rescued by the police for attempted suicide in Kano, on Saturday.

The man has been identified as a 29-year-old Mukhtar Umar of Yankaba quarter.

Umar attempted the suicide by trying to hang himself, however, he was rescued after the residents of Yankaba community promptly reported his suspicious activities to the police.

The rescue operation was coordinated by SP Haruna Musa of the police headquarters, a police source told Sahelian Times.

Kano State Police Command spokesperson, DSP Abdullahi H. Kiyawa, in an interview with Sahelian Times confirmed that the police has succeeded in rescuing Umar.

According to him, the relatives of Umar have complained that he has been suffering from psychiatric illness.

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