A 38 year old man in Mchinji has hanged himself after being caught having sex with his elder brother’s wife.
Confirming the development was Mchinji police publicist Inspector Kaitano Lubrino who said the incident happened last Tuesday.
Inspector Lubrino said the man Tsoka Cheboko, was in a secret love affair with his brother’s wife whose husband is seeking greener pastures in Zambia.
The publicist further said on Tuesday, the two lovers were caught in the act red-handed by Tsoka’s wife.
Following this, Tsoka disappeared from the village until next morning on Wednesday where he was discovered dead with his body hanging to a tree in one of the bushes.
The matter was reported to Kamwendo Police Post.
Officers together with a medical practitioner from Mchinji District Hospital went and examined the body.
Meanwhile, police in the district is appealing to the general public to refrain from taking own life as a remedy to problem solving once challenged.
Tsoka Cheboko hailed from Chikomeni village in the area of Traditional Authority Simphisi in Mchinji district.