A family in Uganda has been engulfed in grief after a 12-year-old boy identified as, Derrick Mukisa, took his own life.
NAIJ.com gathered the teenager who was a primary two student at Kiwafu Modern Primary School was found by his uncle hanging on a rope.
The deceased’s uncle, Taban Stephen, explained that he found him on Wednesday, June 28, after he came back from work around 8:30pm and notified the Land Lord who called the police.
According to reports, the young boy took his life after his grandmother complained about her stolen money.
Doreen Namusisi, the deceased’s grandmother had complained about losing her money Shs70,000 (N6, 160) before the boy killed himself.
Namusisi revealed to the police that she had gone to the boy’s school to find out if he was the one who took the money.
She explained that he revealed to her that he kept the money under the pillow where she later found it.
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The reason for the deceased’s decision to take his own life has not yet been confirmed.
Meanwhile, neighbours told the police that the boy’s father also took his own life while his wife was two months pregnant.
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