A 40 year old man has been admitted at Mityana Hospital after he cut his own throat.
Baptist Mutebi, a resident of Mityana town, Mityana district is said to have attempted to commit suicide following accusations from residents that he defiled a young girl from the same area.
Mutebi had been threatened with police arrest over he in his own words described as false accusations.
According to eye witnesses, Mutebi emerged from his house brandishing a machete and shouting at the top of his voice how he intend to take his own life.
Neigbours thought he was joking until he slit his throat.
He was saved by the shocked onlookers who rushed him to the hospital.