Comedian Mulamwa was found unconscious in his house in what is described as a suicide attempt, according to police records.
Life-saving measures were initiated immediately, emergency medical services and life-saving efforts continued before rushing the comedian to hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.
“It has not been established why he wants to end his life as he has not drafted any suicide note to reveal what is troubling him” a police officer spoke to a journalist.
The comedian hung up his boots in the comedy industry s=citing online bullying as his main reason. In a post that has been widely shared online, Mulamwa revealed that the industry is not what he expected and that social media has subjected him to bullying on several occasions.
“It wasn’t an easy decision to make, I’m sorry guys. What was to make me happy has made me sadder. More enemies than friends, too much negativity and trolls. I wasn’t here for fame and bad blood but for fun. Shukran sana kwa the support from the fans and everyone else who made it a success.To those who always wished the worst for me I hope y’all happy now, the stage is all yours. my prayer is that no one else goes through the same again.” He wrote
Mulamwa further revealed that his wife Carol Sonnie had a miscarriage at three months as a result of cyberbullying.
“I once posted @carrol_sonie while in a hospital bed, we had just lost our baby at 3 months following stress after being trolled online. I have never been the same since then.” He said
The distraught comedian apologized to his fans and those who look up to him adding that he will now concentrate on advertisements.
“Pole sana pia for all who looked up to me especially the kids, I have failed you 😔, but keep your heads up. We shall still meet on different entertainment platforms, social media ADS and product campaigns too. GOD BLESS. Asanteni” he added