Defilement Suspect commits suicide in Police cells


MBALE– The Police in Mbale district are investigating circumstances under which a suspect on defilement case is alleged to have committed Suicide in police cells.

It’s alleged that Namanda Ronald 25 hanged himself on Monday afternoon using his trouser at Busano police post.

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Sub Region Police Spokesperson says that Namanda was arrested on Sunday morning and taken to Busano police post on cases of aggravated defilement.

Taitika adds that they have been preparing his file to take him to court but he unfortunately took his life.

According to Taitika, by the time Namanda committed Suicide he was alone in the cells and his body has been taken to Mbale city mortuary for postmortem.