Man commits suicide to escape arrest

Date:

A 53-year-old man has committed suicide in order to escape an arrest after allegedly defiling his 13-year-old stepdaughter in Mzimba.

Jasten Chikapa Nkhoma from T/A Mzikubola committed suicide after he was caught red handed defiling his stepdaughter in his house during the night of Sunday.

Mzimba Police Spokesperson Gift Nyirongo confirmed the development in an interview with a local radio station saying soon after Nkhoma was caught he ran away to a nearby bush and was found hanging the following day.

Postmortem conducted at Mzimba District Hospital indicate that the death was due to strangulation.

Mzimba district continue to grapple with cases of suicide and sudden deaths despite mass sensitization campaigns by police to combat these cases.

According to the 2013 police report, a total of 34 suicide cases and 31 sudden death cases were registered in the district,

The report mentions family problems as a leading cause for suicide cases, while excessive beer drinking is leading to sudden deaths.

(Visited 27 times, 1 visits today)

1 COMMENT

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:

Featured Video

click to play

Popular

More like this
Related

60 Year Old Man Arrested For Defiling Niece In Lumbazi

Police in Lumbadzi have arrested a 60 year-old grandfather...

Watch| Half-Dressed Curvaceous Lady Treating Male Customer With Passionate Kissing Before Haircut

A video fast trending on social media captures the...

Fans call for BBMzansi 2022 housemate Mvelo Ntuli’s eviction over bad eating habit

We’re counting down four days since the reality show...

US Hails Chakwera For Maintaining Chizuma As ACB Chief

The United States Embassy has welcomed and described President...