Shock has hit residents of Mifumi village in Buyanga Sub County in Bugweri district when a 20 year old boy committed suicide by drowning in a man-made water pond at 6am yesterday morning 15th June 2020.
Bukenya Tenywa Salifu is said to have borrowed Shs300,000 from a friend as startup capital however he decided to kill himself in after failing to pay back the money.
His floating body was later spotted by herdsmen in the afternoon who immediately informed others. They tipped police which however did not respond in time prompting residents to get out the body themselves.
The LC1 chairman, Sanoni Jamil said the deceased was a water vendor in the area and was staying with his grandmother.
His body was taken to Bufutula village in Namungalwe Sub County in Iganga district for burial on the same day