——A 17-year-old boy of Mwansabombwe district in Luapula province has committed suicide.
Jack Nsonta of Chilembimwewa village committed suicide by hanging himself to a rope in his bedroom in his parents’ house.
ZANIS’s reports that the body of the deceased was found hanging in the bedroom by the deceased father, Chongo Nsonta, aged 43 years.
Confirming the matter to ZANIS in Mwansabombwe district, Luapula Province Police Commissioner, Malcolm Mulenga, said the matter was reported to Mwansabombwe Police by the deceased’s father.
Mr Mulenga said the incident happened yesterday between 15:30 hours and 17:00 hours.
He said the reason for the suicide is not known and the deceased was expected to be buried today.
Meanwhile, a 19-year-old man of Low Density Compound in Kawambwa district, identified as Patrick Chola, has escaped death after the car he was driving lost control and over turned.
Luapula Province Police Commissioner, Malcolm Mulenga, said the accident happened along the old Nchelenge – Kawambwa road.
Mr Mulenga said the victim was driving a Toyota Cresta registration number ABV 3997 and going to Kawambwa.