Mbarara university student commits suicide
A student of Mbarara University of Science and Technology has reportedly committed suicide in her rented room in Mbarara Municipality.
Villain Asara a second year student of Science and technology reportedly committed suicide last night in Kitobero cell, Katete ward in Nyamitanga division using a rope.
The 25 year old student hails from Mwara sub county in Arua district and had reported back to the University in August after having a dead year due to mental illness.
According to Samson Kasasira the Rwizi regional police spokesperson, the deceased had been seen on Sunday with a rope but was spotted by a friend who blocked her from committing suicide.
Kasasira says preliminary reports indicate that the deceased had been briefly hospitalized at Butabiika and also had a dead year before reporting back to school. She disappeared from friends yesterday and was found hanging dead in her room.
A student who talked to our reporter on condition of anonymity revealed that the deceased has not been in good moods for the last one week after thugs broke into her room and took her laptop and other property.
By the time of filing this story, the deceased’s body was at Mbarara regional referral hospital Mortuary for a postmortem.