A middle-aged man identified only as Muhammed is said to have committed suicide on Saturday night in Auchi, Edo State.
It was gathered that Muhammed who is a motorcycle spare parts dealer had been behaving in a manner which people believed to be mental problem.
He was said to have complained of having sleepless nights in recent weeks but could not disclose what the problem was.
It was further gathered that the deceased was found dangling in his building where he supposedly hung himself.
A source said the deceased told some people that he was tired of life and that it was time for him to go but no one envisaged he was going to commit suicide.
“At a point he attempted to drink rat poison but his wife saw him and prevented him from drinking it,” the source said.
It was also gathered that on the day he committed the act, he spent time with his family until every one went to bed, only for them to discover in the morning that he had killed himself.
When contacted the police spokesman, DSP Moses Nkombe, said the matter was not reported to the police.