DID YOU KNOW THAT COMMITTING SUICIDE IN KENYA IS A CRIME
Attempted suicide is a misdemeanor under Penal Code Section 226. According to Section 36 of the Penal Code, a misdemeanor is punishable by up to two years in prison, a fine, or both, and is classified as Offences Connected With Murder and Suicide.
Despite the fact that experts say anyone who attempts suicide should be sent to a mental facility rather than jail.The number of people who attempt suicide and are imprisoned is growing. Some cases go unrecorded because people are locked up by their own families.