A married man in Lilongwe has committed suicide by jumping into Likuni River in the city after his wife found him having sex with another woman.
Lilongwe Police public relations officer Kingsley Dandaula identified the man as 39-year-old Chingoma Mgwizi.
Dandaula said on the night of July 7, Mgwizi went to the house of his girlfriend who live in the same village.
“The wife of the deceased was informed by her neighbours of the development,” he explained.
She later followed the husband to the other woman’s house where she found the two in the act.
Mgwizi’s wife reported the matter to the village headman who called for a hearing at a traditional court the following morning.
According to Dandaula, the following morning at around 8am Mgwizi took a bicycle to Nguluwe Bridge where he threw himself into Likuni River. He then drowned and died.
Mgwizi was from Tambala village in the area of Traditional Authority Malili in Lilongwe.
Meanwhile, police are urging the public to desist from committing suicide as a solution to their problems because it only create more problems to family members.