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Makerere student found dead in suspected suicide

Police at Makerere University is investigating an alleged suicide by a second-year student identified as Joshua Ajuna, a resident of Nsibirwa Hall.

Ajuna was found lying on his bed in Nsibirwa Hall lifeless on Sunday night at around 2000hrs with foam coming out of his mouth by his roommates who immediately informed police.

According to the Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire, scene of Crime officers who visited the scene recovered a bottle of suspected Poison and two handwritten notes. "Currently we are suspecting that it was a suicide but that does not mean that there are no investigations on-going. The case is being investigated and inquiries ongoing," Owoyesigyire said.

The bottle and it's content have been sent to the Government Analytical Laboratory for analysis.

Police said the two notes believed to be suicide notes whose contents are yet to be released will be handed to a handwriting expert to compare the handwriting with that of books found in the Ajuna's room.

The body of the deceased has been taken to the city mortuary for postmortem .

A recently released Police Annual Crime report indicates that a total of 95 people committed suicide using poison in 2017, while 133 cases were recorded in 2016.


0 #1 Socrates 2018-09-18 02:38
Let's assume its suicide, without excluding the possibility of the invisible army which has been taking away lives and continue to threaten more.
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0 #2 Lakwena 2018-09-18 08:16
In other words, pity the parents, friends and relatives.

Mutaaka Wooden would say Ajuna escaped life. And may his soul now be at peace.
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