A grade nine pupil aged 21 years in Muchinga Province has committed suicide after impregnating a 50 year old woman.
Police Spokesperson Elizabeth Kanjela said the deceased who has being identified as Sunday Sichone is believed to have committed suicide by hanging himself using a school necktie which he tied to a pole in his hut.
Ms Kanjela said this was after people started laughing at him for impregnating a person who was twice his age with grandchildren.
She said the incident happened yesterday, April 2 around 06:00 hours at Ilenga Village in Nakonde district.
Ms. Kanjela disclosed the development in a media statement released to ZANIS in Lusaka today.
She said the deceased has since being buried.