37 year old man ends his life by hanging in Rubanda


RUBANDA– The Police in Rubanda district are investigating circumstances under which a 37 year old man to commit suicide by hanging.

The deceased has been identified as  Byomuhangi Aggrey a resident of  Bugunga cell, Muko Sub-county in Rubanda district.

His body was discovered on morning at around at 9:30 am hanging on the roof of his sitting room by his elder sister Kyokunzire Kellen 42 of the same address who had gone to check on him after hearing that he was sick and had not eaten for 2 days.

On reaching his house Kyokunzire,  found the door locked from inside but got no response upon calling the brother several times. 

When she peeped from the back window, she saw his body hanging from the roof of his sitting room with a belt around his neck.

Elly Maate the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson told this reporter that Kyokunzire make an alarm that attracted the neighbors who broke the door to access him.

A report was made at Rubanda police station by a brother to the deceased Byaruhanga James 48 a businessman and resident of  Rubanda town council.

Maate adds that a team of detectives visited the scene and the body of the deceased was found still hanging on the roof with a belt around his neck.

Maate further said that Postmortem was done at the scene before the body was handed to the relatives for burial. The case was registered at Rubanda police station under reference number CRB 314/2021.