WORRYING TREND

ALLAN TOO: There is need for counselling to tame suicide cases

Statistics show a sharp increase considering that only 196 suicide cases were reported in 2019

In Summary

•In March and June, statistics compiled by the DCI indicates the country recorded 409 cases of life-threatening assaults mostly among couples.

•The World Health Organization rates suicide as a serious global public health issue that is among the top 20 leading causes of death worldwide.

Some 483 people committed suicide in the last three months with Kiambu topping the list with the highest number, police data shows.

Reacting to the report, the Director of Criminal ...

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