A 20 year old senior six student in Rukiga district has today allegedly committed suicide after his parents failed to raise money to take him to the university.
The deceased has been identified as Yafesi Twikirize, a resident of Kinanura village, Noozi parish in Rwamucucu sub County Rukiga District.
The Kigezi regional police spokesperson Elly Maate said that the incident started when Twikirize told his parents that he wanted to join a university, However, when his parents informed him that they had no means to take him to
the University and advised him to join a technical school, Twikirize was angered and was today found hanging in a tree about 5 meters from his parents’ house.
He said that police have handed over the body of the deceased to the family for a decent burial as investigations into the matter continue.