Retired Teacher Commits Suicide in Kanungu

Kanungu District | THE BLACK EXAMINER | Police in Kanungu District are currently investigating the apparent suicide of a 40-year-old retired teacher named Justus Besigensi in Nyakijojwa village, Nyakijojwa parish, Kanungu district.

Besigensi, who reportedly used a rope to hang himself, was found by his wife, Agatha Tugumisirize, a nursing officer at Katete Health Center III. She promptly reported the incident to Katete police.

Tugumisirize disclosed that Besigensi had been struggling with mental health issues, which ultimately led to his dismissal from his teaching position at a private school in 2022.

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson, confirmed that the authorities visited and documented the scene. A postmortem examination was conducted at Katete Health Center III.

Maate further mentioned that the deceased’s body has been released to his family for a respectful burial.

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