Isoka man commits suicide after selling family land

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A 39 year old man of Nsansamwenje Village in Isoka District in Muchinga Province has committed suicide by taking unknown toxic substance.

Muchinga Province Police Commissioner Chola Katanga has confirmed the incident to ZANIS in Isoka today.

Mr Katanga identified the deceased as Lazerous Sichone, adding that the deceased took his life after family members quizzed him on how he sold the family land clandestinely at K800.

Mr Katanga disclosed that relatives later discovered that Sichone only used K150 out of the K800 he had sold the land.

He said Police visited the scene and carried out physical inspection on the deceased body and found no physical injuries.

The body of the deceased has since been deposited to Isoka District Hospital mortuary for post-mortem.

Isoka has recorded four suicide cases in a space of 7 days.

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