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24 year old man commits suicide after overdose of marijuana

Despite the increasing rate on awareness against drug abuse, some persons have remained unrepentant about the intake of hard drugs

A 24 year old Nigerian man identified simply as Ebubechukwu has reportedly lost his life after committing suicide while undee the influence of a marijuana overdose

The Police Command in Enugu State has commenced investigation into an incident

The spokesman of the command, SP. Ebere Amaraizu, made the announcement in a statement on Saturday in Enugu.

He said the incident happened on Aug. 22 at Ameke Village in Enu-Oduma Community in the Aninri Local Government Area of Enugu State.

The spokesman of the command, Amaraizu said that Ebube Chukwu was reported to have committed suicide after taking his usual and hourly wraps of marijuana, popularly called ‘weed’.

He said;

“It was gathered that the victim had allegedly committed the act by hanging himself on top of a tree inside a forest at Obokolo, which is between Amorji and Ameke Oduma.

“It was further gathered that the victim was always in the habit of smoking marijuana, which may have caused the unfortunate incident.’’

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