Businessman, 65, commits suicide in Kano

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A 65-year-old man, Alhaji Ado Maisumunti has stabbed himself to death with a knife in Kano.

Eyewitnesses told NAN on Tuesday that the incident happened around 8:30 a.m. at Sheka quarters in Kano metropolis.

According to the eyewitness, the deceased was sighted using a sharp knife to cut his throat with blood running down his body.

“Before people could do anything, he cut his throat and finally gave up the ghost”, the eye witness said.

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NAN gathered that late Maisumunti was a successful businessman before his death.

When contacted, the Kano State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Magaji Majiya confirmed the story.

He said the command received the news of the incident from Sheka Divisional Police Headquarters around 9:30 a.m on Tuesday.

He added that the police had since commenced investigation into the matter.