A 15-year-old girl has killed herself citing poor Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) results.
Daphine Kimuli sat her PLE at Bwikya Muslim Primary School in Hoima City in western Uganda last year. She scored aggregate 25.
According to relatives, she disappeared from home three days ago after Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) released last year’s PLE results.
Her body was found hanging on a jackfruit tree near her home in Bwikya ward in Hoima East division on Wednesday.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine regional police spokesperson, said the neighbour who found her body reported the incident to Kinuubi police post.
Hakiza said Kimuli left a suicide note in which she listed several people whom she described as her enemies.
“She also claimed that there were people laughing at her for performing poorly in PLE,” Hakiza said.
In the note, Kimuli said she had decided to leave her purported enemies “to enjoy their world as she was going somewhere else.”
Two people have been arrested to help in investigations.
The suspects are currently held at Hoima central police station.