A 49-year-old man, a resident of Copil village, Unyama Sub County in Gulu District has taken his own life after his wife reportedly abandoned their marital home over high sex drive.
Rashid Okullo reportedly committed suicide on Tuesday after Eveline Aol left for her parents’ home because of demanding for sex regularly whenever he is drunk. His lifeless body was found by Aol who had returned to check on him.
According to police, the victim had threatened to end his life if his wife failed to return to their marital home. Aol was also not happy about the deceased unbecoming behaviours after taking marijuana and alcohol.
His body was handed over to his relatives for burial after they rejected police request to conduct a postmortem in order to ascertain the cause of death.
David Ongom Mudong, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson confirmed the report adding that their preliminary investigation report indicates that victim ingested pesticide to end his life. This brings to 20 cases of suicide registered in Acholi sub region in the last three months.