Plan B: Malawian teen commits suicide to escape school

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A sombre mood has swallowed up Dumbulila village in Nkhatabay where a 15 year-old boy was found dead after hanging himself.

According to a suicide note, the boy, Chrispine Mwale, said he wanted to escape his parents’ zeal to get him educated.

It is believed that he hated each time his parents encouraged him to go to school because he already had his own plans that did not require him to be an intellectual.

Malawi Primary school“He was walking with a gang of school drop-outs who are alleged to have influenced him to hate education. However, his parents insisted on encouraging him to be educated for his own better future. This seems to have irked him and he decided to hang himself,” said one villager.

Malawi24 understands that the deceased was expected to sit for Primary School Leaving Certificate Examinations (PSLCE) in May.

Speaking on the issue, Police Publicist for Nkhatabay, Ignatius Esau urged teenagers to avoid associating with bad friends saying they usually they have bad influence.

He also advised parents to find better means of advising their children rather than insulting them, a tendency which usually leads to such incidences.

The deceased hailed from Dumbulila village Traditional Authority M’bwana in Nkhatabay district.

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  1. eish! kinds of today they think bigger dan their age, xo sad!! n u parents mek sure u tod yo kinds y u r sending dem 2 xul to b motivated cz thy dnt knw mayb dat it wil b crucial 4 them anyway RIP!!!

  2. eish! kinds of today they think bigger dan their age, xo sad!! n u parents mek sure u tod yo kinds y u r sending dem 2 xul to b motivated cz thy dnt knw mayb dat it wil b crucial 4 them anyway RIP!!!

  3. He Has Taught Himself The Wrath Of His Vengeance So Too His Spirit,,,he Must Not Rest In Peace,,,,he Decided His Fate,,his Parents Are Not To Blame,,telling Him The Significance Of Getting Educated Was Their Litmus Test Coz They Knew Wat Will Happen On Tuesday,,his Future I Mean….

  4. komatu mufufuze bwinobwino mulimo momweamalankhulila makolo ake amwanayo kuti mpaka adzimangilile sinkhani yasukulu yokha ai koma palizina m,malankhulidwe apakhomo pamakolo ake

  5. Munthu wazaka 0-7 ayenela phunzitsidwa za ubwino wa sukulu and other basics. Zaka 15 ndi a chikulire amenewo. Kungoti sitingawafunse kuti kodi zikuyenda bwanji kumeneko?

  6. Koma Zoona Mwana Wa Dzaka 15 Kulimba Mtima Mpakana Kudzikhwedza? Zimenezi Anawonera Kuti? Ameneyu Akanakula Akanakhala Chigawenga Cholimba Mtima Koopsa &akanazunza Anthu, Ayende Bwino.

  7. Chonona Chifumira Kudzira, Zawonetsa Kale Kuti Makolo Amwanayo Adalibe Chidwi Nditsongolo Lamwana Wawo Poyelekeza Ndimomwe Iwowo Aliri/ Adachitira Pa Sukulu Yawo Ali Achichepele. Ndizowona Zoti Sukulu Yandula Ndipoyelekeza Moyo Wamasiku Ano, Ndiye Chisakhale Chitonzo Choti Ana Anthu Asaphunzire/Asadziwe Ubwino Ndikukoma Kwa Kupita Ku Sukulu. #BE_A_LEARNER_TODAY_TOMORROW_REGEND

  8. Its a mentality of adolescents where they think after teaching their parents such lessons then they can reverse death and lead their desired life free from parents interfearance but alas it cant be. RIP

  9. Anawa kumawauza ubwino wasukulu,mukatero wokha azithamangira kusukulu.Kumawapatsa zitsanzo za anthu amene akuchita bwino kamba ka sukulu,komanso amene akukhala mmoyo wovutika kamaba koti anathawa sukulu.Osamangokakamiza mwana kusukulu pomwe ubwino wake sakuudziwa.

  10. Imfa ngati zimenezi kwathu nde zaonjeza kwambiri wina ndiuja anaziponya pa bridge…… Kumbi avumbwa imwi mutitilengesiyanji viyo tanyinu?? Uzelezapee!

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