A man committed suicide after failing to find a job for two years, completing his graduation. Moreover, police have kicked off investigations into circumstances under which a man decided to commit suicide.
As per the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, Brian Wetaka, he is a resident of Ntinda, graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Chemical Engineering from Kyambogo University in 2019 but returned to his former lecturer room at the university and committed suicide.
This incident occurred on Friday (04 March 2022) at Kyambogo University’s Engineering Department. As per sources, he committed suicide at around 8 in the morning. A private security guard gave information of the incident, he is the guard of the engineering department, and officers responded,” Owoyesigyire said in a statement.
He stated that the man’s body had been taken to the city mortuary at Mulago for postmortem, and experts of the lab are finding a note left behind by the deceased before his death.
According to Owoyesigyire, our scene of crime investigators was also able to find the suicide note with the wordings “I have decided to end my life because of stress .” It has been exhibited, and our experts are analyzing it.”
However, the exact cause of the death and the suicide are not yet known, but investigations are trying to find the reason.
There is an increasing distinction that suicidal imagination is a major public health concern in sub-Saharan Africa.
The data examined were gathered from 219 female and male adolescents (13–19 years) drafted through UYDEL in Kampala, Uganda.
The most stressful antecedents of suicidal imagination or attempt included financial difficulties (59.5%), family breakdown or battles (37.4%), and trauma (23.1%).
As per WHO’s data, the top causes of death among adolescents ages 15–19 years. There is also an rising recognition that suicidal imagination is a major public health concern in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)