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Agago Councilor Hospitalised After Attempted Suicide :: Uganda Radionetwork
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Agago Councilor Hospitalised After Attempted Suicide

Police rescued Aldo from his home in Patongo town council after he sent out suicidal messages to his friends and John Bostify Oweka, the speaker Agago district local government.
12 Apr 2016 07:08
Aldo Okwera, the Patongo Town Council LC V councilor in Agago district is hospitalised at Kalongo Hospital after attempted suicide on Sunday. 

Police rescued Aldo from his home in Patongo town council after he sent out suicidal messages to his friends and John Bostify Oweka, the speaker Agago district local government.

According to Oweka, told them in his message to take care of his six children as he was departing to heaven. Oweka says his repeated phone calls to Okwera went unanswered, which prompted him to notify police.

 

According to Oweka, they stormed Okwera's home with police and found him unconscious behind closed doors. He had reportedly taken unidentified poison and used a kitchen knife to stab himself in the ribs, neck and belly. 

Okwera was rushed to Kalongo Hospital where doctors, say he is recuperating. Police has opened an inquiry to establish why Oweka could have attempted to end his life. Oweka has condemned the act saying leaders should embrace counseling and share information with others for help.

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