18yr Old Makerere Student Commits Suicide By Hanging

18yr Old Makerere Student Commits Suicide By Hanging

By Spy Uganda

Kampala: Police at Kira Division are investigating a suspected suicide by hanging of Emmanuel Okello, 18, a senior four student of Makerere College School and a son of Moses Opio, resident of Parliament village-Kitukutwe, Kiwologoma, Kira Municipality, Wakiso District.

According to Police, it is alleged that yesterday 10/01/2022 while his siblings had been taken to school, the victim locked his father inside the house and committed suicide in the compound.

The father alleges that the deceased had informed them that he was no longer interested in going back to his former school, Makerere College.
The father even got him a position at St Kizito SS Namugongo, but he wasn’t happy about the choice.

The father suspects it could be the cause of the suicide.


The body of the deceased has been taken to the morgue for a post mortem.

The police urge parents to report to the police or seek professional help whenever they detect signs of depression manifesting in their children.

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