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Attempted Suicide: FCT Police send 24-year-old Shuaibu to SDS for mental evaluation

Recall that Police on Monday arrested Shuaibu Yushau for climbing a high broadband mast at ASO Radio in Katampe, Abuja, and attempting to take his own life.

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Attempted Suicide: FCT Police send 24-year-old Shuaibu to SDS for mental evaluation

The FCT Police Command has sent the man who was arrested for trying to commit suicide to the Social Development Secretariat (SDS) for mental assessment and evaluation.

Recall that Police on Monday arrested Shuaibu Yushau for climbing a high broadband mast at ASO Radio in Katampe, Abuja, in an attempt to take his own life.

The Police Public Relations Officer, FCT, Abuja, SP Josephine Adeh, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, stated that the suspect, if found to be mentally stable after the test will be discharged and taken to court.

She said, “The FCT Police Command has today, July 9, 2024, sent Shuaibu Alhaji Yushau to the Social Development Secretariat (SDS) for mental assessment and evaluation following his rather troubling action, which caused apprehension in the populace on Monday, July 8, 2024, by climbing a high broadband mast at ASO Radio in Katampe, Abuja, and attempting to take his own life.

“The suspect, if found to be mentally stable after the test, will be charged in court for attempted suicide, disturbance of public peace, and incitement contrary to sections 231, 111, and 114 of the Penal Code Act.

“The Commissioner of Police, FCT, CP Benneth C. Igweh, psc, mni, urges 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,” she stated.

 

Proofreading by Uchechi Ojo, Sub-editor at Neptune Prime.

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