Family Feud: Mbarara Man Hangs Self

Ovilano Byakatonda reportedly terminated his life on Monday morning following a family feud.

Police in Mbarara are investigating the death of a 56 year old man who is said to have committed suicide following with quarrel his family members during the weekend.

Ovilano Byakatonda, more about a resident of Rucekye cell in Nyakayojo, Mbarara was found hanging dead in a compound tree on Monday morning.

The deceased, a causal worker hailed from Kiruhura district but had just spent 3 weeks in Nyakayojo working as a house keeper.

Police rushed to the scene and commenced investigations on how the deceased decided to end his life.

His body was taken to Mbarara referral hospital for postmortem.

The OC-CID Mbarara Taban Chiriga warned such family pressures might be intensified as the festive season closes in, but asked family members to always seek redress and help from authorities and spiritual leaders before taking such extreme decisions.


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