Inspector Manu reported that the boy hanged himself with a rope after returning from Quranic school.
Controversies has continued to trail the death of a thirteen-year-old son of a policeman who hanged himself in Gombe.
According to the Police Public Relations Officer in Gombe State, DSP Mary Malum, the boy, identified as Muhammadu Al-Amin, was found hanging in his room.
Malum said that about 4 pm on Monday, Al-Amin’s father, Inspector Abdu Manu, who is attached to Criminal Investigation Bureau of Pantami Division, received a phone call from his wife that their 13-year-old son had been found dead in his room.
She said the father reported that the boy hanged himself with a rope after returning from Quranic school.
Malum said following the report, a team of policemen was immediately despatched to the scene and a photograph of the boy was taken.
She said the team recovered an exhibit rope as well as the corpse, which was taken to Gombe Specialist Hospital mortuary for autopsy.
She said the case was still being investigated and that further details would be made available after.
A resident of the area who pleaded not to be named told newsmen that the boy was seen about noon playing with his mates and that later, news of his demise spread in the evening.