MAN DRINKS POISON AFTER IN LAWS HARASS HIM FOR LOBOLA | A Mudzi man recently killed himself by drinking poison after his in-laws demanded that he pays lobola for their daughter.
Police have confirmed the death of Samangwaro Chuzu, 22, of Champion Village in Mudzi.According to the police, Chuzu had a meeting with his in-laws and an argument followed over non-payment of lobala for his wife.
However the demands by his in-laws did not go well with Chuzu who went on to drink some pesticide.
Chuzu then informed his father, Isiah Chuzu, what had happened on the day and said they would meet in Heaven before he collapsed and died on the spot.
The father then made a report at Nyamapanda police station and the police officers are still carrying out investigations.
Meanwhile, the police have also confirmed that a 30 year-old woman recently committed suicide after attending an all-night prayer meeting in Marondera.
Paida Mapfumo, 30, of Sable Farm in Marondera is reported to have recently attended an all-night prayer meeting in the area.
When she arrived home early in the morning, her husband, Brighton Musemba was preparing for work before leaving her alone.
However on his return home for morning tea-break, Musemba discovered his wife’s body hanging from the roof.
A report was made at Marondera police station. Reasons why Mapfumo committed suicide remain unknown and police investigations are also underway