Meanwhile Police in Kampala have kicked off investigations into circumstances under which a senior four student reportedly committed suicide after being forced by the parents to a school he didn’t like.

Emmanuel Okello, 18, a senior four student at Makerere College School and a son of Moses Opio a resident of Parliament village- Kitukutwe, Kiwologoma, Kira Municipality, Wakiso District was found hanging in her parents’ compound.

The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy police spokesperson said it is alleged that on Monday while his siblings had been taken to school, the deceased locked his father inside the house and committed suicide in the compound after telling the family that he was no longer interested in going back to his former school, Makerere College.

ASP Owoyesigyire asks parents to report to the police or seek professional help whenever they detect signs of depression manifesting in their children. END


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