Police at Kira Division are investigating a suspected suicide by hanging of Emmanuel Okello an 18-year-old former senior four student of Makerere College School.
According to the deceased’s father Moses Opio a resident of Parliament village- Kitukutwe, Kiwologoma, Kira Municipality, Wakiso District, while his siblings had been taken to school, the victim locked his father inside the house and committed suicide in the compound.
Asp Luke Owoyesigyire the Deputy PRO KMP says 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 got him into St Kizito SS Namugongo, but he still was not happy about the choice.
The father suspects it could be the cause if the suicide. The body of the deceased has been taken to the morgue for a post mortem.
The police urged parents to report to the police or seek professional help whenever they detect signs of depression manifesting in their children.