Uratta community in Owerri North local council area of Imo State was thrown into mourning over the weekend when a 15-year-old senior secondary school student, identified as Paschal Egbosimba, committed suicide.
It was learnt that the deceased, was living with his mother and siblings, used an electric extension cable to hang himself from a ceiling fan, when his mother was away for a night vigil.
The late boy’s mother, who wept uncontrollably, was heard saying she never scolded the deceased, adding that there was no reason for him to have hanged himself.
A sympathizer was quoted as saying: “The incident was very shocking. It has remained a mystery till now, especially as the young boy was neither troublesome nor noisy”.