A 25-year-old man in Lilongwe has reportedly committed suicide after a prostitute he brought to his parents’ house fought with his fiance over him.
Deputy public relations officer for Lilongwe police station, Foster Benjamin has confirmed of the incident and identified the deceased as Stewart Banda.
According to the officer, he deceased went out drinking at Chigwirizano township where he ended up hooking a prostitute for a sleepover at his parents’ house since his fiance was present at his house which is a village away.
“Unfortunately, the fiance got wind of the whole issue and immediately rushed to Banda’s parents’ house. A fight erupted between the two ladies forcing Banda to flee from the scene, ” said Benjamin.
It is reported that Banda returned to his parents’ house the following day on Wednesday.
His father was shocked to have discovered his dead body hanging from the roof of their toilet.
Police officers visited the scene and took the body for a postmortem at Kamuzu Central Hospital where results showed that the death was due to suffocation secondary to strangulation.