Reports reaching this publication indicate that a 31-year-old man in Rumphi has committed suicide by hanging himself after he discovered that he impregnated his own niece.
Matias Gama committed the offence on Monday, 1st July at Mwachanda area in Rumphi district.
The deceased , hailed from Makowa Village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Mabuka in Mulanje district.
According to reports, the deceased left Mulanje to hunt for greener pastures in Rumphi. On June 30, he received a phone call from his wife who is in Mulanje telling him that he had impregnated his own niece.
The news made him restless and so he decided to commit suicide in his own house at around 11 am.
The matter was reported to police who visited the scene along with medical officers from Bolero Health Centre.
Postmortem results indicated that death was due to suffocation.