Suspect Commits Suicide Inside Police Cells

Police of Kira Road in Kampala is investigating circumstances under which a suspect hang himself in its cells on Thursday night.

Reports indicate that the suspect identified as Venus Busingye ended his life using his trouser.

According to deputy spokesperson for Kampala ASP Luke Owoyesigire, Busingye was taken to police for allegedly trespassing in someone’s compound in Kikaya, Kisota zone.

“When he was taken at the station, officers interviewed him on how he had accessed the home but he couldn’t explain well,” Owoyesigire said

Adding that since it was late in the evening, they decided to lock him up until the next day but he was instead found hanging in the morning.

The body was recovered and taken to Kampala capital city mortuary for postmortem as inquiries are underway.

It has been established that the deceased has been a resident of Kyebando in Kampala central division.

However, it is suspected that he might have been suffering a mental impairment.

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