Information reaching FaceofMalawi indicates that a Malawi Defence Soldier from Kamuzu Barracks has committed suicide by shooting himself for unknown reason.
MDF Public Relations Officer Paul Chiphwanya has confirmed of the development in an interview with one of the privately owned radio in the country [ZBS], saying the deceased Lance Corporal Chimphepo shot himself in the early hours of Monday.
According to Chiphwanya, the deceased who has served in the MDF for five years now shot himself using his official rifle.
Chiphwanya said investigations are underway to establish the reason as to why the deceased thought of shooting himself.
Meanwhile the deceased body is currently at Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) for Postmortem.