The 17-year-old boy who early this month tried to commit suicide when he jumped from the rooftop Mabirizi complex in Uganda’s capital has apologised to the nation for his actions.
Mustapha Lule was at the weekend discharged from Mulago hospital where he had been admitted.
The hospital said he was out of danger in good shape to go home although he was still nursing pain from the wounds he sustained from the jump.
Shortly after his handed over to his mother, Lule, a resident of Kawempe said he was sorry for his actions saying ne never intended to cause pain, anger or anxiety to anyone.
According to the primary three dropout, he tried to commit suicide because he had been pushed to the wall by his situation.
“I had lost my small job and shortly after that, some people attacked me and took away everything i had including my wallet. I have been living off my mother’s small hangouts,” he said.
On September 3, Lule was seen on the roof top of the six storied building before suddenly jumping with his arms spread out to the shock of onlookers who were still trying to make out why he was doing on top of the building.
Luckily for for him, Lule landed on top of a car that had been parked by the roadside, thus sustaining serious injuries.
He however left the car owned by an un identified Indian national damaged.