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Pupil commits suicide over K9, 000

By JACKSON MAPAPAYI
A 20-YEAR-OLD Grade 11 boy in Mwinilunga has committing suicide, North-Western Province Commissioner of Po-lice Elias Chushi has confirmed.

The boy of Kabanda Secondary School died on Saturday around 15:00 hours after taking a pesticide.
Mr Chushi explained that on Friday, the boy went home with a bottle of pesticide but that no one suspected his intention to commit suicide.
“However, information filtering through the neighbourhood after his demise is that, while performing part-time job at MTN/Airtel Booth in town, he had a shortage of money amounting K9,000,” Mr Chushi said.
He said police visited the scene and found yellowish stuff oozing from the mouth and nose adding that the body has since been deposited in Mwinilunga District Hospital awaiting burial.

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