A 22 year-old man identified as Ashiru Musa Danrimi has committed suicide in Kano, after his girlfriend dumped him to follow another man.
The jilted man was a member of the Neighbourhood Watch, in Kadawa ward, Ungogo local government before his death.
According to reports, Danrimi felt pained and depressed after his girl friend Umi Muhammad abandoned him.
With so much pain and feeling rejected, Ashiru Musa stabbed himself with a knife because he did not marry his lover.
His death has become a subject of investigation by the Kano Police Command.
The spokesman of the Command, Mr Abdullahi Haruna, a DSP, confirmed the development on Sunday.
Haruna alleged that Danrimi committed suicide at Danrimi Quarters in Kumbotso Local Government Area of the state, following a failed romance..
He said the Command on July 23, at about 9:00 p.m. received report from one Musa Sani of Danrimi Quarters, indicating that a jilted lover had committed suicide after his girlfriend dumped him for another man.
“On receiving information, we quickly deployed our men to the scene of the incident to rescue the victim.
“The victim was confirmed dead at the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital,” he said.
According to him, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Habu Ahmad, has ordered thorough investigation into the matter.