MACHINGA-(MaraviPost)-A Malawian man in the southern district of Machinga has committed suicide after he learnt that his wife was having sex with her step-father.Machinga Police Station Public Relations Officer Davie Sulumba identified the deceased as Rajab Black who hanged himself to a mango tree.
The police publicist Sulumba explained that the late Black married a step-daughter of a certain man (name withhold) in the village but later on reports reached him that the father-in-law had been in love affair with the wife.
Sulamba said the development confused the deceased who later went missing last month-July till this month.
“After a week of searching of the deceased whereabouts, the community found Black’s body hanging on a tree in a nearby bush of the home but in a decomposed state.
“His remains were taken to Machinga District Hospital which confirmed that Black died of strangulation. However, relatives found the note which the deceased wrote urging his father-in-law to desist from having sex with his wife,” explained Sulumba.
The police has since advised communities to desist from indulging in such acts when they are embroiled in family matters.
He urged the public to report such cases at Police victim support units for help. Black hailed from Nkhuma Village, Traditional Authority (T.A) Liwonde in Machinga district.