A 2020 BECE candidate commits suicide. The student is a final year Junior High School (JHS) BECE candidate in Nakaba, a suburb of Enchi in the Aowin Municipality of the Western North Region. Prince Meisu, 14, the deceased was discovered hanging on a crossbar in his place of abode.
It is sad that a 2020 BECE candidate should commit suicide hours after the ban on school activities has been lifted for them to take their final exams.
The Enchi District Police Commander, Superintendent of Police Bernard Akotoge who confirmed the story to the Ghana News Agency, said on Saturday, May 30, 2020, Opanin John Kojo Asemiah, the deceased grandfather reported to the Enchi Police post that at about 1600 hours on that day, Meisu returned from town but few minutes later they detected he had committed suicide.
What will make a 2020 BECE candidate commits suicide? Superintendent of Police Bernard Akotoge, said the police proceeded to the crime scene and found the deceased lying on a bed with a whitish substance foaming from his mouth.
According to Superintendent Akotoge, the Police suspects no foul play as there were no marks of violence when the body was inspected.
He said the body has since been conveyed and deposited at the Enchi Government hospital morgue for preservation awaiting autopsy with investigations on going.