TWO people have committed suicide in two separate incidents in Kalomo
and Mazabuka districts.
Southern province Police Commissioner Godwin Phiri said Sackson
Siandamala 39 of Siachitema Settlement area in Kalomo committed
suicide by hanging himself in his bedroom.
Mr Phiri said the incident happened in Chibomboma area of Kalomo
around 10:00 hours on Sunday.
“Siandamala aged 39 committed suicide by hanging himself in his
bedroom as the wife went to draw water,” he said.
He said the police visited the scene of incident and the body was
retrieved thereafter and taken to Kalomo District Hospital mortuary.
“No foul play has since been suspected, and the body was
retrieved and taken to Kalomo Hospital mortuary,” he said.
In another suicide a 30 year old man of Kaleya Township in Mazabuka
committed suicide after a marital dispute.
The Police chief who confirmed the matter said the
deceased who has been identified as Golden Mainza hanged himself in
the bedroom with an electrical cable.
“This occurred between 15/10/16 at 1800 hours and 17/10/16 at 06:00 hours
in Malozi Lozi Township,” he said.
He said the body was in decomposed state and has since