So far, three persons have taken their lives within the last five days, a report from Starrfmonline shows.
According to the report, the latest incident occurred on Thursday at Akyem Takorase in the Upper West Akyem municipality involving a 35 year-old, Daniel Agyei who hanged himself in his room. The cause of Agyei's action has not been established, however, a resident who gave his name as Michael says the deceased was involved in a near fatal accident two years ago which rendered him unproductive.
This is the third similar suicide incident that has been recorded in the Eastern region in the last few days with the first incident occurring at Kpong-zongo in the Lower Manya Krobo municipality where a 25-year-old woman, Mawupemo Keshi, hanged herself in her room. Also on Wednesday, a man believed to be in his 30s and identified only as Abass was also found hanging on a tree at the roadside of Effiduase Social Welfare area in the New Juaben municipality.