July 24, 2024

Former MP Aspirant hangs self

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The former Budadiri West parliamentary candidate in Sironko district Amani Magombe, has committed suicide. 

Magombe’s lifeless body was found dangling on an avocado tree in his compound in Bubalingaga B cell Bubalingaga ward Buteza town council in Sironko district on Tuesday evening.    

Sulai Majeme a resident told our reporter that they were shocked to find the deceased’s lifeless body hanging on the tree since they had not seen him the entire day.     

Francis Wandeka, the Bubalingaga village chairperson says that despite being a resident of the area, the deceased has been running business in Busia district. 

Wandeka revealed that the deceased only returned home from Busia on Monday and they are yet to establish what could have prompted him to take his life.

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon region police spokesperson, says that the deceased’s body is lying at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital pending postmortem.


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