Police in Ibanda are investigating a case in which a 19-year-old girl was found dead in her father’s home after she allegedly took animal drug.
Lilian Nuwasiima was reportedly found dead in her bed in the morning after she had a quarrel with her father, Mr. George Kamugisha the previous day. She reportedly took an animal drug that is said to have killed her on Monday.
The district police commander, Mr Ignatius Otong confirmed the incident adding that the girl had some family problems.
According to Mr Otong, the family was renting at Jubilee Street in Ibanda town council and the family members were shocked when they tried to awake their daughter, only to find her lifeless body lying on the bed.
Mr Otong who did not explain more, said the death of Nuwasiima was as a result of some evil spirits that have been haunting the family. He further said that a postmortem report would be released soon, adding that investigations into the case by detectives from CID have started and the report will be released soon.
Cases of suicide in the district are on increase and most of them are attributed to family issues. Lat month, the body of an 80year old man was found hanging on a tree in his compound.