A twenty –one year old grade nine pupil at Shem basic school in Nakonde has committed suicide after allegedly impregnating a 52 year old woman of the same village.
Muchinga Province police commissioner Remmy Kajoba has confirmed the incident in an interview with the Zambia News and Information Services (ZANIS) in Chinsali today.
Mr. Kajoba said Sunday Sichone hanged himself in his bedroom using a neck tie.
The deceased was found hanging in the roof of his bedroom by some family members around 06:00 hours yesterday on Tuesday.
Mr. Kajoba said Sichone reportedly failed to withstand the pressure from the old woman who is alleged to have been demanding for nappies for the baby.
The body of Sichone is lying at Nakonde health centre mortuary.
Meanwhile, a medical doctor says it is possible for an African woman to conceive even at 55 years old.
Chinsali district hospital clinical Care officer Charles Chungu was reacting to the death of a Nakonde pupil who committed suicide after allegedly impregnating a 52 year old woman.
Meanwhile, a 5 year old pupil at Hoge Pre- School in Chinsali district died on the spot yesterday after being hit by a vehicle.
Muchinga Province police commissioner Remmy Kajoba has confirmed the accident in an interview with the Zambia News and Information Services (ZANIS) in Chinsali today.
Mr. Kajoba said that the accident occurred around 07:00 hours yesterday at Mweye Village in Senior Chief Nkula’s area on a curve along the Nambuluma –Chinsali Boma Road .
Mr. Kajoba identified the victim as Bwalya Sichande, a boy, who sustained deep cuts on the head.
Mr. Kajoba said the accident involved a 4×4 Ford registration number ABZ 9243 belonging to a Chinese construction company hired to build houses for civil servants in the new district.
He added that the driver identified as George Mbao, 25, has since been arrested and is currently detained at Nambuluma police station and will appear in court tomorrow.
Chinsali district hospital clinical care officer Charles Chungu confirmed receiving the dead body of the boy yesterday in the morning.
Dr. Chungu told ZANIS that the body of Sichande is lying in Chinsali District Hospital Mortuary awaiting a post-mortem.
And a resident of Mweye Village George Mambwe has appealed to the local authority in the district to consider putting up humps near Hoge School especially that the School is located near the main road in order to safeguard the lives of the school children.