An 11-year-old boy has committed suicide in Ekpan, Delta State.
The deceased identified as Emma took his own life by hanging himself to death in his father’s house with his mother’s wrapper.
The incident which happened on Wednesday, June 16 was said to be allegedly caused by uncensored movies which might have been exposed to the deceased.
According to report, the deceased came back home from school and started playing. He was said to be mimicking what he had watched in movies which prompted him to give it a try.
It was said that the deceased tied his mother’s wrapper on his father’s wardrobe and then tied the other end of the wrapper on his neck before jumping off unknowingly that it will lead to his death.
The parents of the deceased rushed him to the general hospital at Ekpan but unfortunately, he died on the way.
It was further said that the father of the deceased took him to his pastor for prayers but to no avail. The deceased was however taken to his father’s village in Anambra to be buried the following day.