Man Commits Suicide after Wife Refused Polygamy
A 45- year-old man in Phalombe has committed suicide by drinking pesticides after his wife refused him to marry a second wife.
Phalombe Police Publicist, Innocent Moses, has confirmed the incident to Zodiak Online Tuesday, saying the body of Wyson Sabola has been found in the bush after he went missing on July 14 2020.
According to Moses, Sabola has been pushing his wife to allow him take a second wife but the wife has been opposing the decision.
Moses said this did not go down well with Sabola who resorted to committing suicide by drinking pesticides.
A Postmortem conducted by Migowi Health Centre showed that the deceased's death was due to poison.
He added that the deceased was also found with the pesticide in his pocket.
Meanwhile, police in Phalombe is appealing to the general public to follow proper channels of resolving grievances not taking their own lives.
Wyson Sabola hailed from Helemani village, Traditional Authority Nyezerera in Phalombe district.