A 21-year-old student of Bishop Braham University College Kabale, Uganda is fighting for his life at Rugarama Hospital after he slit his own throat over suspicions that his girlfriend is cheating on him.
Obed Muhoozi, a first year student of Social Work and social administration cut himself at about 4pm Tuesday, while in his room at Top View Hostel.
Friends say the youngster was unhappy with his girlfriend only identified as Nahabwe, who is also a student at the same campus. Muhoozi’s friends at the university said that on Women’s Day, Nahabwe had promised to spend the day with Muhoozi.
However, on calling her they said, the phone was picked by another male, who is believed to have been with the girl at the moment. A distraught Muhoozi then grabbed a knife and inflicted a deep cut on his neck.
His colleagues luckily managed to get him to Rugarama Hospital in time, where efforts were still underway to Save his life having lost a lot of blood.
Godwin Kizza the Dean of Students at Bishop Braham University College confirmed the incident but declined to comment further on the matter.