A 40-year-old man has committed suicide by ingesting himself with an unknown poisonous substance.
The deceased has been identified as Apollo Thomas Okeny resident of Bibia West village, Elegu Town Council in Amuru District.
According to the source, Apollo died from Bibia Health Centre III in the wee hours of Thursday at around 1 a.m. where he was rushed for treatment while in critical condition.
Police were alerted by the victim’s girlfriend identified as 43-year-old, Rose Gale. Apollo reportedly picked up a quarrel with Gale before the deceased ingested the dangerous substance.
The Aswa Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema has confirmed the incident and said police has since arrested the victim’s girlfriend to help in their investigations and the body has been taken to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital for postmortem.