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Nebbi Parish Chief Commits Suicide :: Uganda Radionetwork
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Nebbi Parish Chief Commits Suicide

The deceased, Jimmy Jakisa, 42, took his life by hanging in his house in the wee hours of Wednesday morning.
The Padea Parish chief in Padea Town Council, Zombo district has ended his own life for unknown reasons. The deceased, Jimmy Jakisa, 42, took his life by hanging in his house in the wee hours of Wednesday morning.

Jakisa was a resident of Anger cell, Nyachara ward, Abindu division, Nebbi municipality in Nebbi district. Residents found his body hanging in his house on Wednesday morning and promptly informed the police, who arrived at the scene to document the incident before taking the body to Nebbi General Hospital for a postmortem examination.

Nebbi District Police Commander, Kayondo Hamisi, confirmed the incident, saying that they are still investigating the circumstances that led the deceased to take his own life. Kayondo mentioned that Nebbi Central police have recorded three cases of suicide within a span of three months.

He attributed the rising instances of suicide in Nebbi district to domestic violence and a tendency to deny the presence of such issues, which could be contributing to the emotional distress experienced by individuals in the community.    

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