John Bakambera a 44-year-old- man, mental illed and old UPDF deserter in Kabale district has committed suicide by hanging.
According to Elly Maate the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson is Bakambera a resident of Rushongati cell, Kicumbi parish, Kamuganguzi Sub-county in Kabale district.
It’s alleged that the said victim deserted from the forces after he was discovered to be mentally sick and decided to settle at home around the year 2010.
After deserting from forces, he got married to one Mbabazi Florence whom they have been staying together without children.
Elly Maate adds that the deceased has been a client at Kabale regional referral hospital at psychiatric ward for around three years being always attended to by the wife.
On Friday at around 9am, the said wife left him at home and went to dig at their garden and on coming back at around 5pm, she found him hanging up on a rope inside their house.
Then she immediately informed the area Chairperson Magezi Edson, who also reported to Kamuganguzi police post and a report of death by suicide, was accordingly registered.
The case of suicide by hanging has been registered at Kabale central police station under reference number CRB: 166/2022 and Kabale central police station sent a team which visited the scene, documented it and did a Post-mortem examination before handing over the body to relatives for burial.