Tragedy Man commits suicide by hanging at Amenfi East District

Kwami Awuni is reported to have tried to commit suicide about a week before he finally hung himself.

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A man identified as Kwami Awuni has hanged himself at Wasa Hintaado in the Amenfi East District of the Western Region.

Kwami Awuni, 54, popularly known as Santo is reported to have tried to commit suicide about a week before he finally hung himself.

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The deceased brother, Mr. Kofi Azuma, said his brother (Kwaku Awuni) had attempted to commit suicide by taking poisonous substance last week but he was stopped whilst the substance was retrieved from him. He was even threatened with police arrest if he repeated the action.

Mr. Azuma further revealed that he had a call from the deceased man’s children that he had left home with a sponge and so he decided to trace his brother, Kwaku Awuni only to come across his lifeless body hanging in a cocoa plantation.

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The Chief of the Wasa Hintaado, Nana Kofi Boateng, attributed the recent incomprehensible and untimely deaths in the community to the ban on galamsey activities.

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