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Man kills self after in-laws repossess wife

Tony Awany, 29, was on Monday morning found hanging in a house, few days after his wife left for her parents’ home. More details reaching Mazima indicate that the incident took place in Emeng village, Apolika parish, Kwania district, days after the deceased’s father in-law repossessed his daughter over failure to pay bride price.

According to Denis Ogola, the father of the deceased, his son attempted to commit suicide two times on grounds that he was not given cattle and money for dowry.

Police has handed over the body to relatives for burial, according to Nelson Odongo, the Kwania Acting DPC.

The horrible incident follows a 26-year old man  who committed suicide in the same district a day before. The body of Frank Amua, a resident of Alyec-juk village in Ajok parish was found dangling on a mango tree on Sunday evening.

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