Pupil commits suicide after impregnating 50 year old woman

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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.