Mityana: Divorced Man Drowns Self

A man in Mityana district drowned himself after his wife divorced him.

The deceased who was a boda boda rider was identified as Joseph Kategano, 30, a resident of Karama village in Kakindu sub-county Mityana district.

The deceased’s body was found floating on a damn on Monday morning by residents who had gone to fetch water.

According to the police statement obtained by this website, “it’s alleged that the deceased has of late been drinking heavily due to stress that the wife had divorced and the brother was also pressuring him to pay him a debt of two million shillings.”

In the same statement, police says the deceased went missing on February 2, 2018 and a case of disappearance was reported on February 2 at Kakindu Police Post.

On discovery of the body, police visited the scene, did a postmortem and the body was handed over to the relatives for burial arrangements as inquiries take hand.

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