Class 4 pupil commits suicide in Migori


Class 4 pupil commits suicide in Migori

In Summary

  • Uriri Sub-county Police Commander Peter Njoroge said the body of the boy aged 12 was found by family members hanging on a rope on a tree within their homestead.
  • The police commander said investigations were ongoing to establish the Class 4 pupil at Dago Primary School committed suicide.

Police in Migori County have launched investigations into the death of a Class Four pupil who is said to have committed suicide on Tuesday evening at their home in Dago area, Uriri Sub-county.

Uriri Sub-county Police Commander Peter Njoroge said the body of the boy aged 12 was found by family members hanging on a rope on a tree within their homestead.

The police commander said investigations were ongoing to establish the Class 4 pupil at Dago Primary School committed suicide.

The boys bod’y was moved to Migori Level Four Hospital pending an autopsy.

The death of the pupil come amid soaring cases of suicide in Migori County.

Speaking in Migori County last week during a funds drive at Onyalo Primary School in Suna-East Sub-county, Homa Bay Woman Representative Gladys Wanga asked parents and guardians to spend time with their children to understand what they go through and avert such extreme cases.

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