29-year-old man commits suicide over HIV status

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A 29-year-old man has allegedly committed suicide after medical results revealed that he was HIV/AIDS positive.

 

The incident which occurred at Sangere village in Girei Local Government Area of Adamawa State took place in the house of the deceased, Emmanuel Peter.

The discovery of the death resulted in panic as residents trooped out to the scene where the corpse of the deceased was found suspended from the ceiling.

Though the deceased left no written note to say why he decided to take his life, family members suspected his suicide was as a result of the discovery of his HIV/AIDS status.

A relative of the deceased who identified herself as Magdalene Peter said the deceased had battled with a protracted illness before the medical report over the weekend confirmed his HIV/AIDS status. Musa Morris, a resident who spoke to NEXT after the police removed the corpse from the scene at about 7:45am yesterday morning, said the deceased must have contemplated his suicide well in advance. "We suspect he unsuccessfully attempted to terminate his life through the consumption of the dark powdery content of many of the broken batteries seen among his clothing's before his recourse to a much faster death this morning (yesterday) by hanging," Mr Musa said.

Poor health system

The chairperson of People Living with HIV/AIDS in the state, Fara James described the development as strange, saying it was quite a long time it had report of such occurrence. She, however, regretted that there was the possibility of such occurrence where pre-test and post-test counselling was not effectively done. "There must have been poor counselling somewhere," she said.

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