As early as 8.30 a.m. while the day’s activities was gradually picking up in the northern commercial city of Kano, Maisumunti for inexplicable reasons, stabbed himself to death with a knife.
According to witness, the deceased was sighted using a sharp knife to slit his own throat with blood running down his body.
“Before people could do anything, he cut his throat and finally gave up the ghost”, the witness said.
The late Mr. Maisumunti was a successful businessman before his death, the News Agency if Nigeria (NAN) reports.
When contacted, the Kano State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, Magaji Majiya, confirmed the story.
ASP Majiya said the command received the news of the incident from Sheka Divisional Police Headquarters around 9.30 a.m on Tuesday, adding that investigations have commenced into the matter.