Police Officer Commits Suicide in Moroto

Corporal Samuel Opio's body was found hanging in unoccupied building near Nakiloro Police Post.
A police officer attached to the Anti-Stock Theft Unit, in Nakiloro Border Police Post, Moroto District has committed suicide.

Corporal Samuel Opio committed suicide on Tuesday. His body was found hanging inside a building near Nakiloro Police Post.

Family sources say the deceased has been embroiled in domestic wrangles with the wife.

The District Police Commander Moroto Jude Nasucha said they are investigating why Opio decided to take his own life.

His body has been taken to Moroto Regional Referral Hospital for a post-mortem.

By the time of the suicide, his estranged wife was in their home place in Napak district.