NKOMBO KACHEMBA, Kitwe
A 35-YEAR-OLD man of Wusakile township in Kitwe has committed suicide by drinking a pesticide.
Nashi Chabalenge, of house number B5-176, is suspected to have committed suicide between 21:00 hours on Saturday and 06:00 hours yesterday.
The body of the deceased was found in his house.
Mr Chabalenge’s brother Michael Mushitu and police sources confirmed the incident in separate interviews yesterday.
“My brother was found dead this morning in his house. We suspect he drank an insecticide because we found bottles of the pesticide besides his body,” Mr Mushitu said.
Copperbelt police commissioner Charity Katanga could not be contacted for a comment as her mobile phone went unanswered.