Man Allegedly Shoots Himself At Akrofo
A man believed to be in his 50s, Haruna Ofori, has allegedly shot himself in his room at Akrofro in the Berekum East Municipality of the Bono Region.
According to the wife of the deceased, Madam Kyeraa Doris, her husband locked himself in his room after requesting supper.
After serving her husband, the woman returned to her chores but was later informed that her husband had shot and killed himself.
Upon reaching the scene, she saw her husband lying in a pool of blood with his gun near him.
Meanwhile, the body has been deposited at the Berekum Holy Family Hospital.
The Berekum police command has commenced investigations into the incident.
Suicides have become characteristic of recent happenings in Ghana.
Information gathered indicates that the teacher committed suicide due to the mockery and ridicule he received from town residents after being discovered to be bisexual.
Again, on Monday, July 31, 2023, the lifeless body of a headteacher at Apaaso M/A Basic School was found hanging in his room in what was suspected to be suicide.
The deceased, 38-year-old Ernest Attah Kyei, was found dead at about 4:30 p.m. on Monday, July 31, 2023, after relatives inquired about his whereabouts.
He was reportedly preparing for his wedding on August 20, 2023.
A suicide note and some poison bottles were found in his room.
The victim, identified as Roland Chawey, allegedly committed suicide by jumping into the well.
Reports indicate that the deceased, identified as Suleman, a scrap dealer, always complained bitterly about economic hardship and tried many times to commit suicide.