A 70-year-old man identified as Opanin Amissah has committed suicide by hanging at Assin Kushia in the Assin North District of the Central Region.

The Gyaasehene of Assin Kushia, Nana Okyere Si-Abour, who spoke with the media said the deceased though not from the area, had been living in the town for almost 10 years, engaging in menial jobs like weeding people’s farms for money.

He explained that the deceased had taken money from some persons to weed their farms but had been unable to execute the task due to ill health and started having pressure from the farmers who had contracted him.

It is believed that the deceased unable to bear the pressure, opted to commit suicide.

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