A 4th-year student of Bio-medical Radiology at Makerere University, Ashraf Nsubuga has committed suicide.
Nsubuga who was a government-sponsored student was found hanging on a rope tied on the doorway in his room at Nsimbirwa Hall Annex PAB 3. He was found by his roommate who had gone to Church for the Sunday prayers.
According to a police statement issued by Kampala Metropolitan deputy police spokesperson Luke Oweyesigire, police visited the scene and the body was taken to Mulago hospital for postmortem.
The reason why Nsubuga committed suicide is not yet known, but police says according to colleagues, Nsubuga has heavily indebted.
This is the second suicide case in Makerere this year. In March, Arthur Basaalirwa, a student at the Business School ended his life following what seemed to be a rough break up with his girlfriend. He first took to Facebook his grief and declared he would end his life.
Last year in September 2018 Joshua Ajuna a fourth-year student at Makerere University also committed suicide. The student left behind a note stating that he had ended his life and no one had forced him to do so.