24-YEAR-OLD MAN COMMITS SUICIDE IN BUSHENYI
By Sandra Tumwekwase
Residents of Swazi parish Kyamuhunga Bushenyi have today morning woken up to shock after finding one of their own hanging in a rope.
The deceased identified as Jordan Nuwagiira 24 years old was this morning 31st March 2023 found hanging in a tree in the school compound at Swazi primary school next to church.
Laban Butamanya Swazi parish chairperson said the body of Nuwagiira was discovered by a security guard in the early morning hours.
He told our reporter that the deceased had a mental disability which he thinks is behind this act.
Matia Njunohwa said as residents they are shocked that the deceased who has been a church goer decided to hang himself near it.
Martial Tumusiime the greater Bushenyi police spokesperson confirmed the death of Nuwagiira by hanging.
By press time the body of the deceased had been handed over to relatives for burial.
Cases of suicide are on increase in the greater Bushenyi region majorly blamed on domestic violence.
On 13/2/ 2023, Fred Ayebazibwe a resident of Kisita A cell, Mugyera parish, Katanda sub county, Rubirizi District committed suicide after his wife deserted him.
Another victim Geoffrey Kigundu a born of Kabbankonyi Gomba district who was working in Kibingo cell Kizinda -Kigoma town council Bushenyi district as herdsman was on 19th /2/2023 found hanging in Catholic church having demanded for his money to return home.