A senior six student of Bukoyo Secondary School in Iganga district yesterday committed suicide by hanging, after allegedly betting part of his school fees.
Denis Tukei was found hanging dead in a dormitory by students, who were returning from lunch.
It is alleged that Tukei was yesterday morning sent away by the school management to collect the school fees balance of 1.2 Million Shillings but he instead went to the dormitory and used a mosquito net to hang himself.
A student at the school said that Tukei was worried when last week, the school administration told candidates with school arrears that they will not be allowed to sit the UACE exams.
The Deputy head teacher, Musa Ibrahim says that Tukei was the best performing student in his class, and his guardians always paid school fees on time as confirmed over a telephone conversation that pinned the deceased. Mr. Musa speaking……..
The Busoga East Police Spokesperson, Diana Nandawula says that inquiries about the incident are ongoing. END