Teen commits suicide


A 15-year-old boy hanged himself at Chibavi location in Mzuzu following a quarrel over a phone.

According to Deputy Public Relations Officer for Mzuzu Police Station Cecilia Mfune, the teenager Ulunji Gondwe left home on Tuesday morning after he quarrelled with his sister over a missing cellphone.

Ulunji was accused of stealing the cellphone.

“The parents looked for him all day but to no avail. On Wednesday he was found hanging dead in a nearby dilapidated house,” said Mfune.

The matter was reported to Chibavi Police Unit and police officers together with medical personnel visited the scene.

Postmortem conducted revealed death was due to suffocation.

Ulunji Gondwe hailed from Chendo Village, Traditional Authority Mwaulambia in Chitipa.




  1. so sad anangoganiza mwachifana ine ndakhala ndikukangana ndi anthu zokhudzana ndi ndege,bus even speed boat but sindinakwiyepo mpaka kufuna kuzikhweza ndie foni so sad indeed

  2. People of God please try to preach to people in prayer house how can they do if they are in tough striations please DON’T KILL YOUR SELF

  3. Bcoz of a mere cellphone basi??? Achinyamata inu bwanji kodi? Simudziwa kuti Ecclesiastes 5:10 “Whoever loves money never has enough; whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with their income. This too is meaningless”.

  4. Mbungu skimo they are not helping us. It’s a loss to the family and the nation. Life is not about oneself but the entire stakeholders. Makolo amakasekesa saying I have to take care for the few but kuzinkhweza because of phone.

  5. yesterday it was reported tht a young boy of 18 years has hanged himself because he slept with his granny that was in Rumphi n today its chibavi and ayoung boy also,,, wats going on here in the north? Lord have mercy on us plz

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