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Outrage Over Plan To Prosecute Abuja Suic!de Man



Yushau to face charges for suicide if found stable

Outrage has been sparked on social media after the FCT police command said Shuaibu Alhaji Yushau, who climbed a mast to commit suicide over the hardship in the nation, will be charged to court if found to be mentally stable.

The police is as such set to conduct a mental assessment test on him.

The police had on Tuesday, sent Shuaibu Alhaji Yushau to the Social Development Secretariat (SDS) for mental assessment and evaluation following his suicide threat on Monday, July 8, 2024. reports that Yushau had climbed a high broadband mast at ASO Radio in Katampe, Abuja, and attempted to take his life.

According to the spokesperson of the command, SP Josephine Adeh, the suspect, if found to be mentally stable after the test, will be charged to court for attempted suic!de, disturbance of public peace, and incitement contrary to sections 231, 111, and 114 of the Penal Code Act.

She mentioned that the Commissioner of Police, FCT, CP Benneth C. Igweh, has urged residents to be law-abiding while pushing for their voices to be heard, as the police will not be stampeded into allowing the breakdown of law and order. on Monday reported that Yusahu climbed a radio mast in Katampe and attempted to commit suicide if Fuel subsidy is not returned and insecurity is not abated.

The announcement made by the FCT police concerning Yusahu’s fate did not settle well with many netizens on social media.

See some reactions gathered by from netizens on Instagram:

thugboyriyon questioned, “Who will be charged for the hardship that made him suicidal?”

flavor_water cautioned, “That man is fighting for a better Nigeria he deserves better treatment. Don’t insult him!”

officialblessingnwankwo1 said, “U are charging him to court? Instead of finding out why he wanted to commit suicide. Are u people kidding me. Is this d right thing to do. Would you compare this NIGERIA of today with that of yesteryears. Why are we like this???”

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kennkenette101 said, “How did I get to this part of the world? So if his found guilty what will happen? He will now bail himself with money wey in no get. Why not just take him to see a Therapist… Tender Love and Care ..”

flogidbranding said, “Nigerians need to stand with him, he only protested, we all need to call for his release…we can’t continue to sit on the fence on issues that concerns us directly or indirectly in this country.”

lamshileola_o said, “Nigeria government are quick to take action on this, but slow in action to provide the basic amenities the country needs.”

big_mns questioned, “Taking somebody who wanted to commit sucide because of economic hardship to court, so if he pleads guilty, you will fine him 1.5m or 5yrs in prison? Isn’t it?

_adejoe said, “Den Dey charge who wan kill himself again?000 Is it your die ?00000”

mr.emeka. said, “Given the present economy… any one that is mentally stable dey Ogboni.”

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