A 31-Year-Old Man has committed suicide by hnaging in Kanyagoga A Cell, Bar-dege-Layibi division in Gulu City after a domestic misunderstanding with his wife.
The deceased has been identified as Christopher Okot, a mason.
The deceased’s landlord, Shaban OumonyOkumu said that Okot returned home drunk at around 7:00pm last night and started fighting his wife for yet unknown reasons.
Okumu said he managed to stop the fight between the two and promised to mediate over the matter this morning only to find Okot hanging dead from a mango tree 10 meters away from his house
Justine Odong, the Secretary Defense Kanyagoga A said confirmed the report and said police was informed.
Joseph Happy Mumbere, the Acing Gulu District Police Commander says a team of police officers were sent to the scene to investigate.
Police in Aswa River Region have blamed the increasing cases of death by suicide on domestic violence, sickness, poverty, use of drugs and court issues among.
Meanwhile mental Health experts have attributed suicide to be a method of protest by victims over what they feel is not going well.
over 100 cases of suicide have been registered in Aswa River Region in the last 18 months.