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7 Year Old Commits Suicide Over Bad School

The territorial Police at Kiira Division are investigating the death of Moreen Nantume, 6, a resident of Bweyogerere Central Zone, Kira Municipality in Wakiso District that happened yesterday 12.01.2022 at around 1800hrs.
It is alleged that the deceased was seen by her brother, a 13 year old, hanging on a cloth tied on the middle bed  of a three decker bed.
The brother had just returned from school and attempted to open the door but it was locked from the inside.
He later peeped through the glass window only to see her sister hanging.
He went and informed the mother, Catherine Nakafu, 35,  a businesswoman who works in  the neighborhood.
Kampala Deputy Police PRO Luke Owoyesigyire confirmed the incident explaining that: “They informed police and officers responded.
The police accessed the house by breaking the door.”
The investigative team has also established, through the parents, that the  deceased was pending to be returned to the village in Lugumba,  Buikwe District, to a school she did not want.
“Investigations are still ongoing although preliminary findings point to the fact that the deceased could have committed suicide,” Owoyesigyire said.
Her body is at the city mortuary for a postmortem.