Residents of Kidakama Village in Muramba Parish Muramba Sub County have been left dumbstruck after a 35 years old man was discovered dangling on a Rope, dead in his Bedroom.
The deceased has been identified as Ponsiano Hafasha, a father of 7. The deceased was discovered in the morning hours of 10:30 am by his father.
Muramba LCIII chairperson Francis Nzabona confirmed the incident adding that since the Covid-19 Lockdown, cases of Suicide are on the rise due to wrangles among married couples.
According to Nzabona, Ponsiano and his wife Theodora Nyirakundo 32 started fighting at around 10am.
During the course of the verbal and physical exchange, Theodora allegedly fell to the ground and blacked out while trying to escape her husband.
Eye witnesses say, they quickly rushed Nyirakundo to Muramba HC III where she was later referred to Kisoro hospital. By Press time, Nyirakundo was still in comatose state.
Meanwhile, her husband Ponsiano decided to lock himself in the house and allegedly hanged himself.
It is believed that his father Silas Sabiti discovered the body after he came to knock on the door of his son’s home but no one was responding.
Sabiti made an alarm prompting neighbors to come break down the window and someone entered only to discover that Ponsiano was no longer am the living.
Kisoro Police visited the scene and removed the body from the Rope. The body was given to the relatives for burial arrangements as Police investigates about the Matter.