12-Year old girl hangs self in Nansana

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12-Year old girl hangs self in Nansana
12-Year old girl hangs self in Nansana

WAKISO- Tragedy befell residents Gganda-Nansana Municipality in Wakiso after a 12-years old girl committed suicide by hanging.

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesman Luke Owoyesigire says they have already swung into action to investigate the issues that caused this.

Owoyesigire identified the deceased as Alisat Nantume, a resident of Gganda-Nansana Municipality Wakiso District who was residing with an aunt.

According to Owoyesigire, the girl’s lifeless body was found on Monday June 29th 2020 found hanging on a rope in the house where she was residing with her aunt.  

“We retrieved the body and took it to City Mortuary Mulago for postmortem as we continue to investigate matters into her death,” Owoyesigyire said. 

Alisat’s death comes just weeks after another case of suicide involving a minor in Mukone Municipality. 

Police records show that on June 12th 2020, Derrick Wadero a nine-year-old resident of Nantabulirwa village in Goma Division in Mukono Municipality also allegedly committed suicide. 

“It’s alleged that the deceased was playing in the sitting room while the mother was washing outside. When the uncle entered the house and found him hanging lifelessly on a bed with a shoelace,” Owoyesigyire said.