University of Nairobi Student Commits Suicide


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A Fourth year University of Nairobi student committed suicide on Sunday at Kandutura Village, in Bahati Sub County. The student, before his death, was pursuing tourism at the University.
“George Muragu, 23, locked himself in the house and committed suicide with a piece of bed sheet,” said Duncan Nguthu, Bahati Police Boss. According to the Police Boss, the deceased had been suffering from psychological ailment though he was under medical care and had not accepted his condition.
His parents reported him after he failed to appear for breakfast with his family. The parents later broke into the house and found him hanging dead. George left a note informing his parents and friends that he was “not ready to continue suffering from untreated condition on ground that it affected his social and academic livelihood”. He also noted that he was tired of taking drugs all the time and that death was the best option to avoid undergoing stress and depression.
According to the Bahati Police Boss, “the deceased locked himself in the room and hanged himself using a piece of bed sheet because of the stressful conditions he was living in”. His body was taken to Nakuru Municipal mortuary for Postmortem.
The police boss advised parents who have mentally ill children to take care of them and understand their condition. “There are so many people who end up committing suicide due to challenges encountered in life. Parents should take responsibility of helping their children to accept such condition and engage them to specialists including taking them for regular medical attention,” he advised



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