A 52-year-old man has committed suicide by hanging in Mangochi after he and wife picked a quarrel.
The deceased has been identified as Godfrey Chakoma who hailed from Mtira Village, Traditional Authority Nankumba in the District.
According to Monkeybay Police publicist, Alice Sichali, the incident happened on July 1, 2022, at around 03:00 hours at Mtira Village, Traditional Authority Nankumba in Mangochi.
“The couple quarreled which resulted in a fight where Chakoma stabbed his wife with a knife in the mouth and left her unconscious. Following the condition of his wife, Chakoma went inside his bedroom where he hanged himself,” said Sichali.
Sichali said the widow is receiving treatment at Monkeybay Community Hospital.