A 32 year old man has committed suicide by taking pesticides (cyclemetic poison) after being denied sex by his girlfriend in Mzimba.
Police in Mzimba have confirmed of the development in a statement made available to faceofmalawi reporter and identified the deceased as Damiano Banda of Kayera village T/A Chakhadza in Dowa District.
According to the police, the deceased on Monday, January 8 2018 visited her lover identified as Lucy Chunga at around 2pm at Embangweni and after a chat he wanted to have carnal knowledge with her but the girl refused.
“The girl told him to bring cash first before they can do sex but the deceased failed to do so and instead he went to Embangweni trading centre and bought the pesticide and went back to his girlfriend at around 1900hrs and drunk it in her presence and then vanished into the bush,” read in part the police report.
The matter was then reporter to deceased’s boss who by the help of community policing members mounted a search and they found him at around 2300hrs lying down in the bush with foam in the mouth and nose, says the report.
Damiano died while receiving treatment at to Embangweni hospital