A 35-year-old woman, Azaratu Alhassan believed to be mentally unbalanced has committed suicide by hanging herself on a tree.
The incident happened at Nyohani near Tamale Sports stadium few meters away from her home Wednesday dawn.
Brother of the deceased, Yakubu Fuseini told Adom News’ Illiasu Rauf that her sister is mentally ill and the family was planning on taking her to the hospital for treatment.
He said they woke up early Wednesday dawn only to found her hanging on a tree with her belongings by her side.
My sister is mentally unsound and just this morning we were trying to take her to the hospital for treatment because her situation was getting serious every day only to wake up and see her hanging on a tree with her things beside her, he said.
Yakubu Fuseini said he cannot measure why his sister should take her own life since they were planning to take her to the hospital.
He said a team of Police officers dispatched to the scene after they had information of the incident.
But the body he said has been handed over to the family for burial.