A 28 year-old man in Blantyre city has committed suicide after a girl he was in love with ended the relationship, Malawi24 can report.
According to Assistant public relations officer for Limbe police Widson Nhlane, the man was found dead in the early hours of Thursday at his home in Machinjiri Township.
Nhlane said the deceased, Alick Palingolo, was in a relationship with a certain girl and the two were planning to get married.
“What happened is that the deceased was in love with a certain girl and were arranging to get married this year but all of sudden the girl ended the love affair,” said Nhlane told Malawi24.
He added that this did not go well with Palingolo and he decided to commit suicide.
The man hanged himself with a rope in his bedroom and the matter was reported to police.
The law enforcers visited the scene and took the body to Queen Elizabeth Central hospital for postmortem.
According to Nhlane, postmortem results indicate that the deceased died due to suffocation.
Palingolo hailed from Mlamboni village, T/A Bvumbwe in Thyolo district.