a man commits suicide

Fourth-four year old Oliver Jinazale, a primary school teacher in the lake-shore district of Nkhotakota, committed suicide by hanging himself, allegedly over family disputes.

According to the deceased’s wife Maureen Ellard, she had quarreled with her husband ?on Monday night?, and later the deceased left home to an unknown destination.

However, the wife reported the matter to the headmaster of the school after her husband failed to come back on Tuesday.

Efforts to trace his whereabout started ?on Tuesday morning? by the school staff, who later found Jinazale’s body behind Chongole Primary School.

Medical personnel from Nkhotakota district hospital confirmed that the death was due to strangulation.

Nkhotakota deputy spokesperson of police Paul Malimwe, said they are investigating the matter.

Meanwhile police are advising the public to use normal channels in resolving family disputes.

Jinazale hailed from Makuta village in the area of Senior Chief Malengachanzi in Nkhotakota district

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