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Aviation Police Officer shoots head to death in suicide

By Marvin Ocol

Kampala Metropolitan Police (KMP) says Aviation Police are investigating a suspected suicide of Police Constable (PC) Nyeko Bosco Mwaka attached to Aviation Police. 

The incident is believed to have happened in the night at an unknown time at the police barracks.  

The body was discovered in the morning with a bullet wound that went through the chin to the head.

“It has been conveyed to city mortuary at Mulago for a post-mortem,” ASP Luke Owoyesigyire, the KMP Deputy spokesman says. “One bullet cartridge and a note addressed to the deceased’s mother have been recovered. They have been submitted for analysis to our Forensics Directorate.”

Uganda Suicide Rate 2000-2021

Suicide mortality rate is the number of suicide deaths in a year per 100,000 population. Crude suicide rate (not age-adjusted).

  • Uganda suicide rate for 2019 was 4.60, a 4.55% increase from 2018.
  • Uganda suicide rate for 2018 was 4.40, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • Uganda suicide rate for 2017 was 4.40, a 6.38% decline from 2016.
  • Uganda suicide rate for 2016 was 4.70, a 0% increase from 2015.

Statistics by macrotrends.net

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