Three commit suicide in Mzimba


Three people committed suicide in Mzimba in separate incidents that occurred last week.

The first incident happened on Tuesday when Vasco Nkhoma, 30, who was a businessperson at Mzimba trading centre was found hanging from the roof of his video show room.

On Thursday, another man in Manyamula committed suicide after he was caught by his wife having sex with his younger brother’s wife.

The man identified as Chester Sambo started beating his wife after she caught him cheating.

The wife however escaped. When he was left alone, Sambo hanged himself to the roof of his house.

He hailed from Kayereka village, T/A Mmbelwa in Mzimba.

The other incident occurred on Friday when a 27 year old woman identified as Faless Mwanza committed suicide at Chanthomba location within Mzimba.

According to police, Mwanza’s sister accused Mwanza of using her (sister’s) chitenje as a skirt.

Mwanza was not happy with the accusation and she decided to terminate her life.

Postmortem conducted in all cases showed that the three died due strangulation.

Police in Mzimba have since advised people to seek help whenever they think about taking away their own lives.




  1. Oow!! dey hav reduced de number of our highly populated &we want others 2do de same thing in thyolo especially in ndata!

  2. Anthu ampoto ndi anthu opusa zedi pamoyo wao onse dziko muno anthu atulo zedi ngati mbuzi olo zochithika zao olo kayendedwe kao

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